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Document ID (ISN)33695
CIS number 80-991
ISBN(s) 91-7464-072-0
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lövstrand K.G., Bergström S.
Title Exposure to electric fields - Mapping of the electrophysical working environment in substations
Original title Exposition för elektriska fält - En kartläggning av den elektrofysikaliska arbetsmiljön i ställverk [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbete och hälsa - Vetenskaplig skriftserie 1980:4, Arbetarskyddsverket, Stockholm, Sweden, 1980. 39p. Illus. 41 ref.
Abstract Electrophysical factors such as corona and electric and magnetic fields were studied. Three measuring instruments were developed: a field meter which measures the undisturbed field strength; a dosemeter to measure exposure at different work operations; and a full-size instrumented dummy to determine the distribution and strength of induced currents in a man exposed to electric fields. Exposure of workers at 20 substations in Sweden was <5kV/m for more than half the working day. Working time in field strengths >10kV/m was normally less than a few percent of the working day.
Descriptors (primary) substations; high voltage; magnetic fields; electric power distribution; electric fields
Descriptors (secondary) electromagnetic radiation; electricity; field strength measurement; tests on models; exposure evaluation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Electromagnetic fields
Electricity