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On limits of exposure to static Magnetic fields, 2009

On limits of exposure to static Magnetic fields, 2009 These guidelines apply to occupational and general public exposure to static magnetic fields. The guidelines do not apply to the exposure of patients undergoing medical diagnosis or treatment. Detailed...

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Framework for Developing Health-Based EMF Standards

Framework for Developing Health-Based EMF Standards Understanding the health impact of electromagnetic fields (EMF) falls within the mandate of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the area of environmental health. WHO aims to help Member States achieve safe,...

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Guidelines on limits of exposure to static Magnetic Fields

Guidelines on limits of exposure to static Magnetic Fields THE RAPID development of technologies in industry and medicine using static magnetic fields has resulted in an increase in human exposure to these fields and has led to a number of scientific studies of their...

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ICNIRP Statement 2009

ICNIRP Statement 2009 SINCE THE publication of the ICNIRP “Guidelines for limiting exposure to time-varying electric, magnetic, and electromagnetic fields (up to 300 GHz)” (ICNIRP 1998) many scientific studies of the effects of such fields have been published. In the...

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1998 International Advisory Committee Meeting Report

1998 International Advisory Committee Meeting Report Dr. Michael H. Repacholi welcomed the delegates and presented Executive Director Wilfrid Kreisel’s apologies for not welcoming them in person, due to a conflicting meeting. Dr. Repacholi read Dr. Kreisel’s written...

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Note from the ICNIRP on the interphone Publication

Note from the ICNIRP on the interphone Publication The possibility that mobile phone use might increase the risk of brain tumors has received public attention for several years. If there were such a risk it would be of great importance given the vast number of users...

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2nd international advisory committee meeting

2nd international advisory committee meeting Dr Kreisel, Executive Director (Health and Environment) of WHO opened the meeting by welcoming delegates from the new member countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Israel, South Korea, and the Russian Federation....

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International EMF Project – Progress Report 2013-14

International EMF Project – Progress Report 2013-14 The primary goal of the International EMF Project is to assess the health risks from EMF within the frequency range 0 to 300 GHz and to develop policy options for protection of people from EMF exposure. DOWNLOAD...

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ICNIRP Guidelines

ICNIRP Guidelines IN THIS document, guidelines are established for the protection of humans exposed to electric and magnetic fields in the low-frequency range of the electromagnetic spectrum. The general principles for the development of ICNIRP guidelines are...

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International EMF Project ‐ Progress Report 2012 ‐ 2013

International EMF Project ‐ Progress Report 2012 ‐ 2013 In May 1996, in response to growing public concern in several Member States over possible health effects from exposure to an ever-increasing number and diversity of EMF sources, the World Health Organization...

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On Far Infrared Radiation Exposure

On Far Infrared Radiation Exposure THE INTERNATIONAL Commission on Non Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) currently provides guidelines to limit human exposure to intense, broadband infrared radiation (ICNIRP 1997). The guidelines that pertained to infrared...

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Static Fields

Static Fields This report contains the collective views of an international group of experts and does not necessarily represent the decisions or the stated policy of the International Commission of Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection, the International Labour...

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Extremely Low Frequency Fields

Extremely Low Frequency Fields This report contains the collective views of an international group of experts and does not necessarily represent the decisions or the stated policy of the International Commission of Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection, the International...

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Fact Sheet Static Magnetic Fields March 2009

Fact Sheet Static Magnetic Fields March 2009 The rapid development of technologies using static magnetic fields in industry and medicine has resulted in an increase in human exposure to these fields. ICNIRP is the internationally recognized body that sets guidelines...

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International EMF Project ‐ Progress Report 2011 ‐ 2012

International EMF Project ‐ Progress Report 2011 ‐ 2012 In May 1996, in response to growing public concern in several Member States over possible health effects from exposure to an ever-increasing number and diversity of EMF sources, the World Health Organization...

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Fact Sheet LF November 2010

Fact Sheet LF November 2010 ICNIRP is the internationally recognized body that sets guidelines for protection against adverse health effects of non-ionizing radiation. It has recently published Guidelines for limiting exposure to time- varying electric and magnetic...

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International EMF Project ‐ Progress Report 2010 ‐ 2011

International EMF Project ‐ Progress Report 2010 ‐ 2011 In May 1996, in response to growing public concern in several Member States over possible health effects from exposure to an ever‐increasing number and diversity of EMF sources, the World Health Organization...

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The International EMF Project

The International EMF Project Dr Michael Repacholi, WHO Co-ordinator, Radiation and Environmental Health Unit, welcomed the participants to the 10th Anniversary Meeting of the International Advisory Committee (IAC) of the WHO International Electromagnetic Fields...

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