Questions And Answers About Electric And Magnetic Fields Associated With The Use Of Electric Power
Provides information about Electric & Magnetic Fields (EMF) exposure in the workplace. Describes what researchers have learned (& have yet to learn) about EMFs & identifies come sources of EMFs in various industries. This information should help workers & employers understand the scientific basis for the concerns & the uncertainties about EMF exposure. Contents: EMF basics; human health studies; biological studies; summaries & opinions; ongoing research; your EMF environment; sources of additional information. Extensive references.
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