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A History of ICNIRP

Sep 2017

Repacholi M. A History of the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection.

Health Phys 113(4):282–300; 2017  - -->   Available at Health Physics

With this paper, Dr Michael Repacholi offers a broad historical overview on the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection. He provides in particular insights in the formation years of ICNIRP, in continuation of the work started by its forerunners, the International Non-Ionizing Radiation Committee of IRPA. The paper further summarizes ICNIRP’s activities during the last 25 years and pinpoints its main achievements, in terms of providing internationally recognized science-based NIR protection guidance and touches on ICNIRP's future challenges. The author, Dr Michael Repacholi is a former ICNIRP Chair and Member Emeritus, who was greatly involved in the establishment of ICNIRP. 

Reference: Repacholi M. A History of the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection. Health Phys 113(4):282–300; 2017. doi: 10.1097/HP.0000000000000699.
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