Goals and Objectives

  • Assemble, evaluate and disseminate to occupational and environmental health professionals information relevant to the biological effects of non-ionizing radiation.
  • Discuss and act on non-ionizing radiation issues.
  • Provide education and training on non-ionizing radiation.
  • Actively participate in identifying and responding to non-ionizing radiation issues.
  • Identify, evaluate and comment on proposed legislation, regulations and standards affecting non-ionizing radiation.


John A. Leonowich Award

This award is given by the AIHA Non-Ionizing Radiation Committee for educational excellence in nonionizing radiation, honors students who are actively pursuing NIR initiatives through research or education, and recognizes the achievements made by current students in advancing both their and the profession’s understanding of nonionizing radiation.


Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

IEEE Standards Association

Health Physics Society

Ask the Experts (FAQs)


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Additional Resources

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

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