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Month: March 2010

Lighting industry position on light at night and biological factors forthcoming

Lighting industry position on light at night and biological factors forthcoming

The NEMA Lighting Systems Division is concerned over numerous recent efforts to raise awareness of light at night and potentially related effects on biological processes.  While many of these are well-intended, they often fall short of being credible, and could do more harm than good.  There are many instances where lighting at night is favored and desired for safety and aesthetics, and ultimately NEMA lighting manufacturers wouldn't sell products if they weren't in demand.  Read more […]

New Push to Protect Children from Battery Ingestion

New Push to Protect Children from Battery Ingestion

CBS' "The Early Show" featured a segment this morning on a topic near and dear to the hearts of some NEMA members:  ingestion of button cell batteries by children.  NEMA represents the manufacturers of dry-cell batteries, including button cell batteries that are found in such products as pocket calculators, wrist watches, hearing aids, and toys.  While statistics by the National Capital Poison Control Center (NCPCC) show that ingestion of such batteries is Read more […]