Electromagnetic Fields 2015 Update


Electromagnetic Fields Links

  1. Factual links

    Some of the websites providing factual information on Electromagnetic Fields :

    • 1.1 International standards and reports on EMF
    • 1.2 Some Questions & Answers and FAQs on EMF
  2. Other Views

1. Factual links

1.1 International standards and reports on EMF
  • EU regulations and reports on EMF are available at: 
  • The EU EMF-NET project coordinates the results of research activities related to the biological effects of electromagnetic fields, considering also the potential risks related to exposure in the working environment: 
  • Standards in the EU and many countries are based on the same scientific data, but due to small differences in interpretation they may vary from one country to another. Most use the guidelines of the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) as the reference. The guidelines set by the ICNIRP vary for different frequency ranges. They provide protection against known adverse health effects.
  • The Americas use the standards set by the IEEE International Committee on Electromagnetic Safety (ICES) which is responsible for development of standards for the safe use of electromagnetic energy in the range of 0 Hz to 300 GHz. More information at: 
  • A worldwide database of standards limiting exposure to EMF has been compiled by the WHO International EMF Project. Standards for each individual country are available at: 
1.2 Some Questions & Answers and FAQs on EMF

2. Other Views

Links in this section have been selected as examples of other views on Electromagnetic Fields. This list of links is only a sample and it is not suggested that it is complete nor that it is fully representative of all the existing views. GreenFacts asbl takes no position concerning the views expressed in these linked documents.

  • The BioInitiative Report on electromagnetic fields (EMF) and health was released by the BioInitiative Working Group, an international working group of scientists, researchers and public health policy professionals has released its report. They document serious scientific concerns about current limits regulating how much EMF is allowable from power lines, cell phones, and many other sources of EMF exposure in daily life. More information at: 

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