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Document ID (ISN)111875
CIS number 11-0560
ISSN - Serial title Prevent Focus
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Adang D.
Title Non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation: Current situation
Original title Rayonnement électromagnétique non-ionisant: état des lieux [in French]
Bibliographic information Mar. 2011, p.4-8. Illus.
Abstract Recent years have witnessed a multiplication of occupational and consumer applications involving non-ionizing radiation. Various rumours concerning the possible carcinogenic effects of this type of radiation have made newspaper headlines. This article attempts to shed light on the issue and take a balanced view. Topics addressed: definition of non-ionizing radiation; hazards; European Directive; responsibilities of employers; limitation of exposure; preventive measures.
Descriptors (primary) non-ionizing radiation; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; health hazards; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) Belgium; European Union; responsibilities of employers; comment on directive
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Non-ionizing radiation
Framework legislation