The IRPA/INIRC Guidelines on Limits of Exposure to Laser Radiation

  • David H. Sliney
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 242)


The International Non-ionizing Radiation Committee (INIRC) of the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA) first published Guidelines on Limits of Exposure to Laser Radiation in 1985 [1]. Since that time, as a result of an expanded laser database, the Guidelines were revised in 1988 [2]. Prior to presenting the guidelines on laser exposure, it is worthwhile to explain the process by which IRPA/INIRC develops guidelines on non-ionizing radiation (NIR).


Exposure Duration Laser Exposure International Electrotechnical Commission American National Standard Institute Threshold Limit Value 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David H. Sliney
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  1. 1.Laser Microwave DivisionUS Army Environmental Hygiene AgencyUSA

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