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LightAware response to SCHEER Committee Preliminary LED Report

September 16th, 2017

In July 2017, the EU’s Scientific Committee on Health, Environment and Emerging Risks published their preliminary report into the risks to human health of LEDs: “The SCHEER concludes that the available scientific research does not provide evidence for health hazards to the eye or skin associated with LEDs when the total exposure is below the […]

LightAware at the Professional Lighting Design Convention

August 31st, 2017

LightAware is delighted to be nominated for an award at the 6th Professional Lighting Design Convention in Paris in November 2017. The charity has been shortlisted for the Professional Lighting Design Recognition Award 2017 in the Category “Award at Large”! LightAware have been shortlisted for our “effort to raise awareness of the impact of artificial lighting on […]

LightAware asks for Meeting with Government Ministers

July 12th, 2017

LightAware has written to Justine Greening, Minister for Women and Equalities, Penny Mordaunt, Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work, and Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, to ask for meetings with the charity. The text of one of the letters is below: Dear Chris Grayling, LightAware is a charity dedicated to […]

LightAware’s Street Lighting Summit

June 22nd, 2017

We have serious concerns about the effect of LED streetlights on light-sensitive people

EU Commission replies to question on light sensitivity

May 1st, 2017

Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks concluded that there is no evidence that blue light from artificial lighting constitutes a risk in practice and that all light-sensitive patients can choose light sources suitable to prevent an aggravation of symptoms.

LightAware has new Ambassador!

April 28th, 2017

Brenda Ryder is taking on the role of LightAware Ambassador for light sensitive lupus.

LightAware gives talk at London ‘Light Meeting’

February 24th, 2017

A LightAware Ambassador summarised how the choice of outdoor and interior LED and modern fluorescent lighting affects people’s health leading sufferers to be excluded from normal social interaction and opportunities.

LightAware meet with North West MEP Julie Ward

October 1st, 2016

We hope the meeting with Julie Ward MEP will lead to a meeting between LightAware and a representative of the European Commission.

Electro-Sensitivity UK charity features LightAware

July 25th, 2016

The spread of new forms of lighting has resulted in the social exclusion of light-sensitive people

LightAware meet with Lambeth Council to discuss resident made ill by LED streetlighting

July 18th, 2016

Event: Meeting between representatives of Lambeth Council, a LightAware trustee, Simon Nicholas street lighting expert and LightAware adviser, and a Lambeth resident.  After the meeting Lambeth Council agreed not to install  LED street lighting in the resident’s street.

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