Study type: Law/recommendation/guideline

[Procedure for the assessment of the exposure of workers to electromagnetic fields; German version EN 50499:2008. (SUPERSEDED)] guideline

Verfahren für die Beurteilung der Exposition von Arbeitnehmern gegenüber elektromagnetischen Feldern; Deutsche Fassung EN 50499:2008. (ZURÜCKGEZOGEN)

German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies in DIN and VDE (DKE)
2009, DIN EN 50499 VDE 0848-499:2009-11

Summary

The guideline comprises a general procedure for the assessment of the exposure of workers to electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields for compliance with exposure limits and action values according to the Directive 2004/40/EC of European Parliament. It specifies how to conduct the preliminary assessment of the exposure levels of workers to electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields (EMF), if necessary, including specific evaluation of these levels by measurement and/or calculation, and it determines whether it is necessary to perform a detailed risk assessment in respect of the effects of electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields.
German version of the European standard EN 50499:2008.

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