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Document ID (ISN)77486
CIS number 01-1516
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA)
Title Protection of workers from power frequency electric and magnetic fields - A practical guide
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1998. 189p. Illus. 112 ref.
Abstract Arabic translation of the ILO publication analysed under CIS 94-704. It comprises a review of data on the effects of extremely low frequency (ELF) electric and magnetic fields on biological systems pertinent to the evaluation of health risks for workers. It provides information on the possible effects of exposure to 50/60Hz electric and magnetic fields on human health and gives guidance on the assessment of risks from occupational exposure. Areas in which uncertainties exist and further research is needed are also indicated. Biological effects of ELF electric and magnetic fields and national exposure standards are presented in appendices.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; electric fields; permissible levels; magnetic fields; exposure evaluation; biological effects; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) electromagnetic fields; research; safety guides; physical hazards; glossary; translation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Risk evaluation
Electromagnetic fields
Occupational exposure limits