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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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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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Diagnostic Devices Using Nonionizing Radiation

Diagnostic Devices Using Nonionizing Radiation DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING with non-ionizing radiation (NIR) allows non-invasive assessment of the structure and function of the human body without the risks associated with imaging by ionizing radiation, and is widely employed...

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21st International Advisory Committee

21st International Advisory Committee Opening of the session common to UV and EMF topicsChristian Decoster, President (ad interim) of the Steering Committee of the Belgian Federal Public Service for Public Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment and Roland Moreau,...

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20th International Advisory Committee

20th International Advisory Committee Election of Chair and Vice-ChairTim Karabetsos (Greek Atomic Energy Commission – Greece) and Chiyoji Okhubo (Japan EMF Information Center – Japan) were elected Chair and Vice chair respectively. Tim Karabetsos took the Chair and...

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19th International Advisory Committee

19th International Advisory Committee Opening of the meetingDr Emilie van Deventer welcomed the participants and opened the meeting in the Executive Board Room of the World Health Organization’s headquarters.Dr Chris Dye, Director of Strategy in the Office of the WHO...

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Monitoring of electromagnetic field levels

Monitoring of electromagnetic field levels Recommendation ITU-T K.83 gives guidance on how to make long-term measurements for the monitoring of electromagnetic fields (EMF) in the selected areas that are under public concern, in order to show that EMFs are under...

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ICNIRP – IARC Classification RF

ICNIRP – IARC Classification RF The International Commission on Non‐Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) notes the publication of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classification of radiofrequency fields (RF) as Group 2B on the IARC scale of...

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Mobile phones and cancer – what has epidemiology found

Mobile phones and cancer – what has epidemiology found Studies of mobile phones and cancer Focus has been on tumors in the head and neck region Mostly brain tumors (Glioma, meningioma, acoustic neuroma) A few studies on parotid gland tumors Single studies on uveal...

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Abstracts

Abstracts History And Role Of ICNIRP Paolo Vecchia Department of Technology and Health, National Institute of Health, Rome, Italy The International Commission on Non Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) was established in 1992, but its roots date much more back. In...

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International EMF Project June 2006-2007

International EMF Project June 2006-2007 In May 1996, in response to growing public concern in many Member States over possible health effects from exposure to an ever-increasing number and diversity of EMF sources, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched an...

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