The EMF Directive (2004/40/EC) requires employers protect their workers from the risks arising from exposure to electromagnetic fields. The directive is currently undergoing revision.
The EMF Recommendation (1999/519/EC) requires the general public to be protected from the risks arising from exposure to EM fields produced by apparatus placed on the market by manufacturers.
The limits are based on the ICNIRP Guidelines, which protect against established, harmful biological effects.
This workshop looks at the background to the EU legislation, the ICNIRP guidelines, and practical implications of the legislation. Key subjects covered include:
Engineers and managers tasked with maintaining health and safety for workplaces where:
This course will provide you with an understanding of the ICNIRP guidelines and the necessary knowledge to ensure the correct steps are taken to ensure compliance with the European legislation. You will be provided with comprehensive notes, papers and references of currently applicable standards.
Aims to give delegates an understanding, enabling them to apply the knowledge acquired to their own situation and discusses the scope of the legislation, how to assure workplace protection from EMFs and to record the findings of assessments.
Last Updated: 2013-May-22