Lighting requirements for interiors (areas), tasks and activities



Lighting requirements for interiors (areas), tasks and activities


Introduction
To enable people to perform visual tasks efficiently and accurately, adequate and appropriate lighting should be provided. The illumination can be provided by daylight, artificial lighting or a combination of both.
The degree of visibility and comfort required in a wide range of work places is governed by the type and duration of activity.
This standard specifies requirements for lighting systems for most indoor work places and their associated areas in terms of quantity and quality of illumination. In addition recommendations are given for good lighting practice.
It is important that all clauses of the standard are followed although the specific requirements are tabulated in the schedule of lighting requirements (if you want to see more, click here).The lighting requirements for some places are as follows.