Your questions answered: Individual workstation lighting

By Portner Press on December 6th, 2018
  1. Work Health & Safety Act
  2. Workplace health & safety regulations


Would you recommend having desk lamps for an individual workstation? ls this allowed? Our business is based in New South Wales.


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

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