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Name: Resolution No. 4 of 2009 with respect to the regulation and control of non-ionic radiation produced by electromagnetic fields.
Country: Bahrain
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2009-03-24
Entry into force:
Published on: English Translation of the Official Gazette of Bahrain, 2009-04-02, Issue No. 2889, pp. 17-25
ISN: BHR-2009-R-86128
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=86128&p_lang=en
Bibliography: English Translation of the Official Gazette of Bahrain, 2009-04-02, Issue No. 2889, pp. 17-25
Abstract/Citation: Article 1. Definitions
Article 2. Purpose of the Resolution:
"This Resolution aims to regulate the exposure control of electromagnetic fields by conducting regular and random inspection of devices, equipment and their attachments where electromagnetic fields are released to ensure that such devices, equipment and their attachments conform to the environmental standards to protect members of the public and workers (while carrying out their work) from possible threat of being exposed to electromagnetic field of frequencies from zero to 300 gigahertz. This Resolution shall not be applicable to electromagnetic fields to which patients are exposed during medical procedures".
Article 3. Environmental Conditions and Standards
Article 4. Basic Limits and Reference Levels
Article 5. Registering the Electromagnetic Fields Equipment and Devices
Article 6. Inspection
Article 7. Records Keeping
Article 8. Penalties for Violations
Article 9. Responsible Authority and Entry into Force.

Schedule No. 1. Basic Limits of Radio Frequency Fields up to 10 Gigahertz
Schedule No. 2. Basic Limits of Radio Frequency Ranges between 10 and 300 Gigahertz
Schedule No. 3. Reference Levels to Determine Workers and Public Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields.

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