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Establishing a dialogue on risks from electromagnetic fields

Summary
Public concern over possible health effects from electromagnetic fields (EMF) has led to the preparation of this handbook. Potential risks of EMF exposure from facilities such as power lines or mobile phone base stations present a difficult set of challenges for decision-makers. The challenges include determining if there is a hazard from EMF exposure and what the potential health impact is. Responding to these challenges requires the involvement of individuals or organizations with the right set of competencies, combining relevant scientific expertise, strong communication skills and good jud
Table Of Contents
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; TABLE OF CONTENTS; FOREWORD; ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS AND PUBLIC HEALTH: THE PRESENT EVIDENCE; What happens when you are exposed to electromagnetic fields?; Biological effects and health effects; Conclusions from scienti.c research; EMF RISK COMMUNICATION: DEALING WITH PUBLIC PERCEPTION; Multiple determinants of the EMF risk issue; How is risk perceived?; The need for risk communication; Managing EMF risk communication; WHEN TO COMMUNICATE; WITH WHOM TO COMMUNICATE; WHAT TO COMMUNICATE; HOW TO COMMUNICATE; EMF EXPOSURE GUIDELINES AND POLICIES: THE PRESENT SITUATION
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
1st ed.
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (77 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780585480268

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