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UK recommends adoption of international guidelines on exposure to electromagnetic fields

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 01 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:790
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

    The National Radiological Protection Board has recommended that the United Kingdom adopts international guidelines on exposure to non-ionising radiation, after reviewing research on the issue. But the review acknowledged that uncertainties remained on the potential impact of electromagnetic fields on human health.

    The board recommended adopting the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection's guidelines, which set limits on exposure to electromagnetic fields at two levels—firstly, for occupational exposure, and, secondly, more restrictive recommendations for general public exposure based on a cautious …

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