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Document ID (ISN)65634
CIS number 95-2256
ISBN(s) 92-890-1116-5
Year 1989
Convention or series no. WHO Regional Publications - European Series 25
Author(s) Suess M.J., Benwell-Morison D.A.
Title Nonionizing radiation protection
Bibliographic information WHO Regional Office for Europe, Scherfigsvej 8, 2100 K°benhavn ě, Denmark, 2nd ed., 1989. xiv, 346p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: CHF 43.00.
Abstract This publication covers both public and occupational health issues concerning non-ionizing radiation. Each section describes the characteristics, exposure sources, biological effects, hazard evaluation, safety standards and control measures of a particular type of radiation: ultraviolet radiation; optical radiation and lasers; infrared radiation; radiofrequency radiation; electric and magnetic fields at extremely low frequencies; ultrasound. A final section presents regulation and enforcement procedures. (See CIS 86-996 for previous edition).
Descriptors (primary) laser radiation; radiation protection; WHO; ultrasound; ultraviolet radiation; magnetic fields; non-ionizing radiation; radiofrequency radiation; visible radiation; infrared radiation; electric fields
Descriptors (secondary) hazard evaluation; dosimetry; permissible radiation doses; glossary; legislation; enforcement; biological effects
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceWHO
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Electricity
Electromagnetic fields
Non-ionizing radiation
Ionizing radiation