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Document ID (ISN)103061
CIS number 04-197
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Year 2003
Convention or series no. INRS ND 2184-190-03
Title Guidelines on limits of exposure to static magnetic fields
Original title Guide pour l'établissement de limites d'exposition aux champs magnétiques statiques [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 2003, No.190, p.5-11. 43 ref.
Internet access$FILE/nd2184.pdf [in French]
Abstract The International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP), in cooperation with the Environmental Health Division of the World Health Organization (WHO), developed a health criteria document on magnetic fields within the Environmental Health Criteria Programme (UNEP/WHO/IRPA 1987). It presents a review of biological effects reported from exposure to static magnetic fields. These guidelines apply to occupational and general public exposure to static magnetic fields. The guidelines do not apply to deliberate exposure of patients undergoing medical diagnosis or treatment. Contents: general aspects; scope; quantities and units; sources and levels; rationale for exposure limits; exposure limits; measuring methods.
Descriptors (primary) non-ionizing radiation; magnetic fields; permissible radiation doses; determination of exposure limits
Descriptors (secondary) UNEP; WHO; directive; radiation monitoring; translation; IAEA
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Electromagnetic fields
Non-ionizing radiation