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Document ID (ISN)50265
CIS number 88-1703
ISBN(s) 92-4-154269-1
Year 1987
Convention or series no. Environmental Health Criteria 69
Title Magnetic fields
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1987. 197p. Illus. Bibl. Price: CHF 16.00.
Abstract This evaluation of the data includes: summary, conclusions and recommendations; physical characteristics, dosimetric concepts and measurement; natural background and man-made magnetic fields; mechanisms of interaction; biological effects of static and time-varying magnetic fields; human studies; health effects assessment; standards and their rationales; protective methods and ancillary hazards.
Descriptors (primary) WHO; magnetic fields; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) epidemiologic study; human experiments; criteria document; biological effects; carcinogenic effects; magnetic measurements
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Electromagnetic fields
Risk evaluation