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Occupational Health
Biomedical Optics Express Vol. 9, Issue 3, pp. 1301-1308 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1364/BOE.9.001301 Saroj R. Tripathi, Paul Ben Ishai, and Kodo Kawase Abstract The applications of terahertz (THz) waves have been increasing rapidly in different fields such as information and communication technology, homeland security and biomedical engineering. However, study on the possible health implications due to various...
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13 October 2018 Credit for this post: Towards Better Health https://mieuxprevenir.blogspot.com/2018/10/france-yvelines-man-recognized-as.html Yvelines: a man recognized as a victim of a work accident due to his electrosensitivity europe1.fr, 10 October 2018 – translation : An initial medical assessment had concluded that there was “psychiatric” discomfort caused by “anxiety disorders” unrelated to the work environment. A man...
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NTP announces the peer review of the Draft Report on Carcinogens Monograph on Night Shift Work and Light at Night on Oct. 5, 2018 (Fed. Reg. 83(160): pages 41093-41095, Aug. 17, 2018). Meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. EDT and continues until adjournment. The draft monograph will be available Aug. 24, 2018 on the Upcoming Peer...
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Bob Willard is a leading expert on quantifying the business value of sustainability strategies. He has given over a thousand presentations, has authored six books, and provides extensive resources for sustainability champions. He is an award-winning certified B Corp, a Certified Sustainability Professional, and has a PhD in sustainability from the University of Toronto. His...
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Via Reti-Care www.reticare.com – Spain’s high court gives the reason of a work-related accident for an employee while working as an administrative at a Social Security office in Spain. The decision was established by the Supreme Court in Spain, after studying the case of a Social Security administrative, who suffered a retinal detachment suddenly, while she...
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Source: https://www.wirelessriskassessment.org/ Technologies which emit radiofrequency signals are commonly used in schools and other workplaces. Concerns have been expressed by scientists and doctors about the possible harmful effects which the signals may be having on our health, based on scientific evidence. Of particular concern are the possible effects on foetal development and on children and...
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Stam R1, Yamaguchi-Sekino S2 Abstract High exposures to electromagnetic fields (EMF) can occur near certain medical devices in the hospital environment. A systematic assessment of medical occupational EMF exposure could help to clarify where more attention to occupational safety may be needed. This paper seeks to identify sources of high exposure for hospital workers and...
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International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health Pedersen, C., Poulsen, A.H., Rod, N.H. et al. Int Arch Occup Environ Health (2017) 90: 619. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00420-017-1224-0 October 2017, Volume 90, Issue 7, pp 619–628 Occupational exposure to extremely low-frequency magnetic fields and risk for central nervous system disease: an update of a Danish cohort study among utility workers...
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Abstract We performed a meta-analysis to examine associations of occupational exposure to extremely-low frequency magnetic fields (ELF-MF) with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Epidemiologic studies were identified in EMBASE and MEDLINE, in reference lists and a specialist database. We included studies that reported risk estimates of ALS in association with occupational ELF-MF exposure. Summary relative risks...
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Position on the Health Effects from Radio Frequency/Microwave (RF/MW) Radiation in Fire Department Facilities from Base Stations for Antennas and Towers for the Conduction of Cell Phone Transmissions: The International Association of Fire Fighters’ position on locating cell towers commercial wireless infrastructure on fire department facilities, as adopted by its membership in August 2004 (1),...
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