Electromagnetic fields: worker health and safety

06-06-2013

Electromagnetic fields can have short-term health effects on people working in close proximity to them. A 2004 Directive designed to protect workers' safety created problems for the health sector. A proposed new Directive provides derogations for some applications (including magnetic resonance imaging) while safeguarding workers' health and safety.

Electromagnetic fields can have short-term health effects on people working in close proximity to them. A 2004 Directive designed to protect workers' safety created problems for the health sector. A proposed new Directive provides derogations for some applications (including magnetic resonance imaging) while safeguarding workers' health and safety.