ICNIRP (International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection) have released their new radio frequency guidelines (100 kHz to 300 GHz) in draft form for comment.
EMF safety is a niche subject and those involved with it on a regular basis often take things for granted and use terminology that is far from easy to understand. Plus with the EMF Directive & CEMFAW Regulations in place it's made it necessary for more health & safety professionals and engineers to grapple with the subject. The Narda Safety Test Solutions booklet 'Everything you wanted to know about safety in electric, magnetic & electromagnetic fields' is a great place to start or provide some more background knowledge for those that already know a little about the subject. Just click here to download a great free resource that explains the EMF safety basics and more.
We've added additional dates for EMF safety measurement training. The courses will be held at Link Microtek in Basingstoke.
We're pleased to have been invited by IOSH to present another EMF safey webinar. The last was an overview of the EMF Directive & the CEMFAW Regulations.
Anyone interested in a quick overview on the Control of Electromagentic Fields Regulations 2016 / EMF Directive 2013/35/EU can view a recording of the recent IOSH webinar by clicking here.
On behalf of IOSH (Institute of Safety & Health) we recently presented a webinar on the Control of EMF at Work (CEMFAW)Regulations 2016.
The Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016 (CEMFAW 2016) are essentially the requirements of the EMFDirective 2013/35/EU transposed into UK law.
OK, first up, exemptions and derogations are the same thing. EMF Directive 2013/35/EU just uses the term derogations whilst in the UK, HSE in the CEMFAW regulations have decided to use the term exemptions.
So the implementation date for EMF Directive 2013/35/EU of 1st July 2016 passed and the world kept turning.
The use of EMF safety area monitors makes sense in many environmental applications e.g. if a community has concerns about ambient fields and wants to monitor levels over a long period of time then area monitors are a useful tool.
Alas the murky world of EMF safety measurement equipment isn’t straightforward and we're seeing equipment coming to the market that is less than adequate.