Composition: The Main Commission consists of
a Chairman, Vice-Chairman and up to 12 members.
Commission members are independent experts in the scientific disciplines necessary for non-ionizing radiation protection. In carrying out their voluntary work for the Commission they do not represent either their countries of origin or their institutes. ICNIRP members are asked to declare any personal interests in relation to the activities of ICNIRP. Members' declaration of personal interests are available here.
Election: Members of the Commission are elected
upon nomination by the members of the Commission,
the Executive Council of the International Radioprotection
Association (IRPA), or the IRPA Associate Societies. The election takes place every
4 years at the last Annual General Meeting before
the IRPA Congress ----> see ICNIRP
Duties: The duties of the Main Commission include:
Formulating and implementing the policy of the Commission in accordance with the Commissions Charter and resources available.
prioritising and directing the Commissions
Providing Chairmanship and scientific expertise to the Standing Committees and coordinating their activities according to the needs of the Commission.
Reviewing and approving proposed Commission publications.
cooperation with other partner organizations
in the field of non-ionizing radiation protection.