(1) Requirements

A moderate intensity of general illumination throughout the room with higher intensity of local lighting at certain desired points.

1 The various work surfaces also should be well lighted and lights so arranged that all surfaces are free from shadows.

(2) Approved practice. a) General illumination should be provided by a semi-indirect bowl or adequately shaded unit so that there is no glare in the eyes of a person lying in bed, as in the case of an invalid.

b) Wall brackets on either side the dressing table and chiffonier are most desirable. These may be mounted on the furniture and connected to an attachment receptacle, like portable lamps.

c) Portable lamps are useful in bedrooms on dressing tables and tables at the side of the bed.