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Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash The increasingly wide spread use of WiFi across business and government (especially in schools) is a move that goes against the rapidly mounting body of credible scientific evidence which makes increasingly clear that exposure to even low levels of WiFi on an ongoing basis has a wide range of serious adverse health effects....
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Source for this article: http://www.priartem.fr/EHS-Nouvelle-avancee-judiciaire-en.html?fbclid=IwAR08a3_kXRclym9jZapaO1IWlGiko87uEsylD6AbA0rB_tT4h-xJhM5w8W8 In a judgment of January 17, the Administrative Court of Cergy-Pontoise recognized the electrohypersensitivity of a research technician as an occupational disease. For Sophie PELLETIER, president of PRIARTEM, it is a double “first” : “This is the first time that the administrative jurisdiction – on which  civil servants depend –...
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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 R, Yamaguchi-Sekino S. Occupational exposure to electromagnetic fields from medical sources. Ind Health. 2018 Apr 7;56(2):96-105. doi: 10.2486/indhealth.2017-0112. Epub 2017 Nov 3. PMID: 29109357; PMCID: PMC5889928. 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...
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Pedersen, C., Poulsen, A.H., Rod, N.H. et al. 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. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 90, 619–628 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00420-017-1224-0 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00420-017-1224-0
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