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Document ID (ISN)106822
CIS number 07-919
ISSN - Serial title 1080-3548 - International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Karpowicz J., Hietanen M., Gryz K.
Title EU Directive, ICNIRP guidelines and Polish legislation on electromagnetic fields
Bibliographic information 2006, Vol.12, No.2, p.125-136. Illus. 21 ref.
Abstract This review article describes the general provisions of and the philosophy behind European Directive 2004/40/EC (CIS 03-1039) and ICNIRP (International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection) guidelines. As an example of national legislation on the protection of workers against excessive electromagnetic field exposure, regulations established in Poland are summarized. The problems of the practical implementation of the EU Directive's provisions are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) non-ionizing radiation; legislation; permissible radiation doses; electromagnetic fields
Descriptors (secondary) Poland; comment on directive; exposure evaluation; European Union
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFinland; Poland
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Electromagnetic fields
Non-ionizing radiation