Study type: Law/recommendation/guideline

Guidance on complying with limits for human exposure to electromagnetic fields. guideline

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
2018, ITU-T Recommendations K-Series K.52 (01/2018): 1-40


The recommendation aims to help with compliance of telecommunication installations and mobile handsets or other radiating devices used against the head with safety limits for human exposure to electromagnetic fields. It presents general guidance, a calculation method and an installation assessment procedure for assessing the radiofrequency exposure to workers and the general public. The assessment procedure for telecommunication installations, based on safety limits provided by ICNIRP, helps users determine the likelihood of installation compliance based on accessibility criteria, antenna properties and emitter power.

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