Senior Staff Engineers, Consumer Technology
Winn Henderson received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1997 from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. He has worked at UL for the past 21 years in the field of Optical Radiation product safety (laser/LED/lamp radiation) and is based in Research Triangle Park, NC.
In this role, Mr. Henderson is heavily involved in the laser product safety requirements contained in FDA/CDRH 21CFR, the IEC 60825 series of Standards, IEC 62471, RP-27, and others. Mr. Henderson is UL’s Subject Matter Expert and serves in the Primary Designated Engineer role at UL for Optical Radiation Safety. He evaluates laser products to the laser safety Standards, develops global UL guidelines on addressing laser product safety, and sets up Optical Radiation Laboratories globally within UL.
He is also an active member of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Technical Committee (TC) 76 for “Optical Radiation safety and laser equipment”, as well as the IECEE CTL Expert Task Force (ETF) 11 for Lasers. On ETF11, Mr. Henderson also serves as a Technical Advisor for the Proficiency Testing Program.