Extremely Low Frequency Fields - Environmental Health Criteria 238

United Nations Environment Programme ; World Health Organization ; International Labour Organisation (2007)

This Environmental Health Criteria (EHC) monograph addresses the possible health effects of exposure to extremely low frequency (ELF) electric and magnetic fields. It reviews the physical characteristics or ELF fields as well as the sources of exposure and measurement, However, its main objectives are to review the scientific literature on the biological effects of exposure to ELF fields in order to assess any health risks from exposure to these fields and to use this health risk assessment to make recommendations to national authorities on health protection programs.

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