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Document ID (ISN)111488
CIS number 11-0150
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Year 2010
Convention or series no. PR 43-218
Title Guidelines on limits of exposure to static magnetic fields
Original title Lignes directrices relatives aux limites d'exposition aux champs magnétiques statiques [in French]
Bibliographic information Mar. 2010, No.218, p.59-72. 79 ref.
Internet access PR 43-218.pdf [in French]
Abstract The rapid development of industrial and medical technologies based on static magnetic fields has caused an increase in human exposures to such fields and given rise to a large number of studies regarding their health effects. As part of the "Environmental Health Criteria" series, WHO published a monograph in 2006 on static magnetic fields. This document, which reviews reported biological effects of exposures to static magnetic fields, constitutes the main source of scientific data used for drawing up the present guidelines.
Descriptors (primary) non-ionizing radiation; magnetic fields; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; biological effects
Descriptors (secondary) WHO; epidemiology; animal experiments; in vitro experiments; permissible levels
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Non-ionizing radiation