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ID (ISN) del documento61864
Número CIS 94-693
ISBN(s) 92-2-108262-8
Año 1994
Número de serie OSH Series No.70
Autor(es)
International Non-Ionizing Radiation Committee, International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA)
Título Visual display units: Radiation protection guidance
Información bibliográfica ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1994. viii, 53p. Illus. 93 ref. Price: CHF 15.00.
Resumen This ILO publication provides an overview of knowledge concerning radiation issues of work with visual display units (VDUs). Contents: principles of VDU construction; types, sources, measurements and levels of electromagnetic fields from VDUs; assessment of exposure and laboratory studies; health effects and human studies; organization of prevention and control measures. In appendix: statement of the IRCA Committee concerning alleged radiation risks from VDUs. As an overall conclusion based on current biomedical knowledge, it is stated that there are no health hazards associated with electromagnetic radiation or fields from VDUs. Further research is recommended, however, in particular in order to find out whether some skin complaints might be related to VDU work, and whether there might exist interactions between low-frequency magnetic fields and biological systems.
Descriptores (primarios) carteles visuales; OIT; pantallas de visualización; campos electromagnéticos; radiación no ionizante
Descriptores (secundarios) piel; campos magnéticos; guías de seguridad
Tipo de documento F - Notas informativas, directrices prácticas, normas
País / Estado o ProvinciaOIT
Tema(s) Radiaciones
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos físicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Non-ionizing radiation
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)
Electromagnetic fields