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Document ID (ISN)31948
CIS number 79-1315
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Weiss M.M., Petersen R.C.
Title Electromagnetic radiation emitted from video computer terminals.
Bibliographic information Apr. 1979, Vol.40, No.4, p.300-309. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract Electromagnetic emissions were measured over the entire spectrum from low-frequency radiofrequency waves to X-rays, on 8 representative terminals. Radiation was detected at 1.5kHz-1,420MHz in the radiofrequency portion of the electromagnetic spectrum, and at 350-600nm in the ultraviolet and visible region. The levels were at least 2 orders of magnitude lower than the most stringent national permissible exposure levels established in the world. There is no experimental or epidemiological evidence to indicate that these levels of radiofrequency radiation have any harmful effect on humans.
Descriptors (primary) radiofrequency radiation; visual display terminals; electromagnetic fields
Descriptors (secondary) exposure evaluation; radiation energy
Document type -
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Non-ionizing radiation
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)
Electromagnetic fields