Human Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields: Health Effects and Their Regulation in the Telecommunications Sector (Exposição Humana a Campos Eletromagnéticos: Efeitos À Saúde E Sua Regulação No Setor De Telecomunicações)

12 Pages Posted: 25 Jan 2016

Date Written: July 13, 2015

Abstract

The objective of this paper is to present the international regulations of the main sources cited in documents of the World Health Organization (WHO) dealing with the human exposure to electromagnetic fields in the radio frequency range, such as ICNIRP , ITU , IEEE and IEC, also presenting WHO's position on the accumulated scientific knowledge to date and what is being done by these entities with respect to, as well as the measures that have been taken in Brazil. The methodology used was based on literature, revisiting the documents issued by WHO , the Rules and Recommendations approved by the other mentioned entities as well as working papers and presentations at congresses held by these entities.

Keywords: exposure , electromagnetic fields, health, WHO, ICNIRP, IEEE, IEC, IARC

JEL Classification: L96,L5

Suggested Citation

Linhares, Agostinho and Lemos, Secundino and Figueiredo Santoyo, Renata, Human Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields: Health Effects and Their Regulation in the Telecommunications Sector (Exposição Humana a Campos Eletromagnéticos: Efeitos À Saúde E Sua Regulação No Setor De Telecomunicações) (July 13, 2015). Proceedings of the 9th CPRLatam Conference, Cancun, July 13-14th, 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2715221

Agostinho Linhares (Contact Author)

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Secundino Lemos

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Renata Figueiredo Santoyo

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