Are desk lamps allowed for an individual workstation?

Q: Would you recommend having desk lamps for an individual workstation? ls this allowed?

A: There is no prohibition for using a desk lamp, so this will come down to an individual preference choice and an assessment of whether the lamp is necessary to ensure the safety of the worker.

More information on lighting can be found in the Code of Practice on Managing the Work Environment and Facilities -see

Please note: The answer is correct at the time of publishing. Be aware that laws may change over time. Refer to Office safety for current advice.

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