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LED Street lighting

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Dear West Lancashire District Council,

Are you planning to rollout or have rolled out LED street lighting?

If yes, please answer these questions:

(a1)Please detail all locations, including road names where LED street lighting has been installed.
(a) What is the CMS and specification of the software and hardware of the LED street light system?
(b) What type of waveform is the LED? e.g. Square wave?
(c) Can you control the Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) of the streetlight system using the CMS?
(d) Can you control the PWM of each streetlight that’s connected to the system?
(e) What restrictions do you have in place for the control of the PWM?
(f) What is the UK, EU and International safety limit (low and high) for the amount of ‘flicker’ (Hz) the Human Body and eyes can be exposed to and for how long?
(g) I request to see the training manual and safety operation manual for the CMS and the LED streetlight system.
(h) Who is the company who is or has installed the CMS LED streetlight system?
(i) What company maintains and repairs the CMS and LED streetlight system?
(j) What entity and Officer is responsible for the safety standards for the CMS and LED streetlight system?
(k) I request proof e.g. a certificate from [Council] that confirms that UK, EU and International safety standards for workers and the public have been meet.
(l) What is the amount of Blue Light leakage that’s safe for the public and workers during the LED streetlights operation?
(m) What level of LED streetlight exposure is safe for the public at daytime and night time?
(n) Is there a legal requirement for diffusers to be fitted to LED streetlights?
(o) How have you have addressed the amount of Oxidative Stress on Human and Animal cells that’s produced from LED?

5.2 If no, then I request a declaration from West Lancs council that you will not be installing LED streetlights in the future. If you cannot provide a declaration, I would like the following answered in the future tense:

(a1)Please detail all locations, including road names where LED street lighting will be installed.
(a) What is the CMS and specification of the software and hardware of the LED street light system?
(b) What type of waveform is the LED? e.g. Square wave?
(c) Can you control the Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) of the streetlight system using the CMS?
(d) Can you control the PWM of each streetlight that’s connected to the system?
(e) What restrictions do you have in place for the control of the PWM?
(f) What is the UK, EU and International safety limit (low and high) for the amount of ‘flicker’ (Hz) the Human Body and eyes can be exposed to and for how long?
(g) I request to see the training manual and safety operation manual for the CMS and the LED streetlight system.
(h) Who is the company who is or has installed the CMS LED streetlight system?
(i) What company maintains and repairs the CMS and LED streetlight system?
(j) What entity and Officer is responsible for the safety standards for the CMS and LED streetlight system?
(k) I request proof e.g. a certificate from Liverpool City Councils that confirms that UK, EU and International safety standards for workers and the public have been meet.
(l) What is the amount of Blue Light leakage that’s safe for the public and workers during the LED streetlights operation?
(m) What level of LED streetlight exposure is safe for the public at daytime and night time?
(n) Is there a legal requirement for diffusers to be fitted to LED streetlights?
(o) How have you have addressed the amount of Oxidative Stress on Human and Animal cells that’s produced from LED?

Thank you

Alan Smith

Freedom Of Information,

This message is to acknowledge receipt of your communication. If your
request is a valid request for information under the terms of the Freedom
of Information Act 2000 it will be answered promptly and within 20 working
days.

 

West Lancashire Borough Council as the Data Controller take the security
of your personal data seriously.  We will only use the personal
information you give us for the purposes of providing an answer to your
freedom of information request.  For further information
www.westlancashire.gov.uk

 

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Freedom Of Information,

1 Atodiad

Ref No: 2018/891

 

5 December 2018

 

Dear Mr Smith,

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information

 

Thank you for your request for information about LED Street lighting.

 

I am writing to advise you that, following a search of our paper and
electronic records, I have established that the information you requested
is not held by this Council.

 

Lancashire County Council is responsible for Highway services, within the
Borough. The email address for Lancashire County Council is: 
[email address]   The postal address is: 
Lancashire County Council, PO Box 78, County Hall, Fishergate, Preston,
Lancashire, PR1 8XJ.

 

If you have any further queries, or if you would like me to transfer your
request to Lancashire County Council please contact me.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your
original letter and should be addressed to:

Terry Broderick, Borough Solicitor, Council Offices, 52 Derby Street,
Ormskirk, L39 3DF

 

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of an internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Mark Leather

Freedom of Information Officer

West Lancashire Borough Council

 

Tel: 01695 585031

Fax: 01695 585050

West Lancashire Borough Council

52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, L39 2DF

 

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Dear Freedom Of Information,

Yes if you could transfer the request to Lancashire that would be great

Yours sincerely,
Alan Smith

Freedom Of Information,

This message is to acknowledge receipt of your communication. If your
request is a valid request for information under the terms of the Freedom
of Information Act 2000 it will be answered promptly and within 20 working
days.

 

West Lancashire Borough Council as the Data Controller take the security
of your personal data seriously.  We will only use the personal
information you give us for the purposes of providing an answer to your
freedom of information request.  For further information
www.westlancashire.gov.uk

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Freedom Of Information,

1 Atodiad

Dear Mr Smith,

 

Please see the auto acknowledgement in relation to your request below.

 

Kind regards,

 

Mark Leather

Freedom of Information Officer

West Lancashire Borough Council

 

Tel: 01695 585031

Fax: 01695 585050

West Lancashire Borough Council

52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, L39 2DF

 

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From: Freedom of Information [mailto:[email address]]
Sent: 06 December 2018 11:39
To: Freedom Of Information <[email address]>
Subject: Request for Information (945.1905)AA Acknowledgement

 

Dear Mr Leather

 

Request for Information Under the Freedom of Information Act (2000) We are
writing to acknowledge receipt of your enquiry of 5^th December 2018, in
which you request the disclosure of information.

We can confirm that your enquiry will now be assigned to an officer who
will commence a search for the information you require and they will
respond in due course. The deadline date for issuing you with a full
response is 7^th January 2019. We will endeavour to provide a response
well in advance of this date, however, should we envisage any delays, or
require more details from you, we will contact you immediately.

 

If you have any queries about the above, please do not hesitate to contact
us, quoting ref 945.1905.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

On Behalf of the Information Governance Team Lancashire County Council PO
Box 78 County Hall Preston

PR1 8XJ

From: Freedom Of Information
[mailto:[email address]]
Sent: 06 December 2018 09:23
To: Freedom of Information <[email address]>
Subject: FW: Freedom of Information request - LED Street lighting - Ref
No: 2018/891

 

Ref No: 2018/891

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Please see FOI request below,

Unfortunately West Lancashire Borough Council cannot assist with this
particular request.

Can LCC look into it please?

 

Kind regards

 

Mark Leather

Freedom of Information Officer

West Lancashire Borough Council

 

Tel: 01695 585031

Fax: 01695 585050

West Lancashire Borough Council

52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, L39 2DF

 

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Freedom of Information,

Dear Mr Smith

 

We write to you in relation to your freedom of information request that
has been forwarded to us by West Lancashire Borough Council.

 

Before we can process your request please can you provide clarification as
Section 1(3) of the Freedom Of Information Act states that a public
authority is not obliged to comply with a request for information in
situations where it requires further details in order to do so.

 

As such please can you clarify if there is a specific road you would like
information for regarding LED Street Lighting.

 

Your request will now be placed on hold; If we do not receive
clarification from you by Wednesday 19^th December 2018 we will assume
that you do not wish to pursue your enquiry and your request will be
closed as of that date.

 

If you have any queries please don't hesitate to contact the team quoting
reference number 945.1905 (AA).

 

Your sincerely

 

Information Access Officer

Information Governance Team

Lancashire County Council

T:  0300 123 6701

W: www.lancashire.gov.uk

 

    

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Dear Freedom of Information,

This enquiry is in relation to your local council roll out of LED street lighting in your local area and as such relates to all roads within your council area.

Yours sincerely,

Alan Smith

Freedom of Information,

Dear Mr Smith

 

Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

 

Please accept our sincere apologies in the delay of responding to your
request, please see below our response.

 

Request:

 

Are you planning to rollout or have rolled out LED street lighting?

 

If yes, please answer these questions:

 

(a1)Please detail all locations, including road names where LED street
lighting has been installed.

 

Lancashire County Council (LCC) has been installing LEDs on LCC maintained
roads since 2015. The final phase of this work is to commence very shortly
and by the time this work is complete, all street lights on all LCC
maintained roads will be LED.

 

(a) What is the CMS and specification of the software and hardware of the
LED street light system?

 

LCC have a number of different LED units installed to difference
specifications these are from a number of manufacturers including Philips,
ZG Thorn and Urbis. The fittings are mostly from the Stella, Civiteq and
Axia ranges and details of these units are available from their individual
websites. LCC are not planning to install a CMS with the LEDs.

 

(b) What type of waveform is the LED? e.g. Square wave?

 

Please contact the above LED manufacturers who may be able to assist with
your enquiry.

 

(c) Can you control the Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) of the streetlight
system using the CMS?

 

LCC are not planning to install a CMS with the LEDs

 

(d) Can you control the PWM of each streetlight that’s connected to the
system?

 

LCC are not planning to install a CMS with the LEDs

 

(e) What restrictions do you have in place for the control of the PWM?

 

Please contact the individual manufacturers.

 

(f) What is the UK, EU and International safety limit (low and high) for
the amount of ‘flicker’ (Hz) the Human Body and eyes can be exposed to and
for how long?

 

LCC do not provide advice on UK or EU standards.

 

(g) I request to see the training manual and safety operation manual for
the CMS and the LED streetlight system.

 

LCC are not planning to install a CMS with LEDs, please contact the LED
manufacturers listed above for further advice. Any product specific
training information is provided by the manufacturer and LCC are unable to
provide this information due to copyright.

 

(h) Who is the company who is or has installed the CMS LED streetlight
system?

 

LCC are not planning to install a CMS with the LEDs

 

(i) What company maintains and repairs the CMS and LED streetlight system?

 

LCC are not planning to install a CMS with the LEDs

 

(j) What entity and Officer is responsible for the safety standards for
the CMS and LED streetlight system?

 

LCC are not planning to install a CMS with the LEDs

 

(k) I request proof e.g. a certificate from [Council] that confirms that
UK, EU and International safety standards for workers and the public have
been meet.

 

Please note the above question is not subject to FOI as it is not asking
for recorded information held by Lancashire County Council.

 

(l) What is the amount of Blue Light leakage that’s safe for the public
and workers during the LED streetlights operation?

 

LCC do not provide advice on UK or EU standards.

 

(m) What level of LED streetlight exposure is safe for the public at
daytime and night time?

 

LCC do not provide advice on UK or EU standards.

 

(n) Is there a legal requirement for diffusers to be fitted to LED
streetlights?

 

LCC do not provide advice on UK or EU standards.

 

(o) How have you have addressed the amount of Oxidative Stress on Human
and Animal cells that’s produced from LED?

 

Please note the above question is not subject to FOI as it is not asking
for recorded information held by Lancashire County Council.

 

If you have any queries regarding any of the above, or you require any
additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the team quoting
the above reference number.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Access Officer

Information Governance Team

Lancashire County Council

T:  0300 123 6701

W: www.lancashire.gov.uk

 

 

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Nid ydym yn gwybod a yw'r ymateb mwyaf diweddar i'r cais hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth neuai peidio - os chi ywAS mewngofnodwch a gadael i bawb wybod.