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Document ID (ISN)108765
CIS number 08-1437
Year 2007
Convention or series no. HSE Research Report 570
Author(s) Chadwick P.
Health and Safety Executive
Title Assessment of electromagnetic fields around magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) equipment
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2007. vi, 98p. Illus. 21 ref.
Internet access 08-1437.pdf [in English] [in English]
Abstract This report describes the results of an investigation of operator exposure to magnetic fields from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems. The project involved both computational modelling and the measurement of personal exposure using magnetic field dosimeters. Findings are discussed. This project has shown that personal dosimeters are capable of detecting, in real-time, situations which might lead to exposure guidelines being exceeded.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; exposure evaluation; magnetic fields; magnetic resonance imaging; health care personnel
Descriptors (secondary) report; limitation of exposure; description of technique; personnel monitoring; mathematical models; dosimetry
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Health care services
Electromagnetic fields