Cell Towers

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Jan 20, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Radiofrequency/Microwave Radiation

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/radiofrequencyradiation/index.html

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration addresses what standards apply to radiofrequency and microwave radiation, health effects related to exposure, examples of safety programs and more.

Source: OSHA

Jan 20, 2017
NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: EMF (Electric and Magnetic Fields)

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/emf

This topic page addresses NIOSH research on protecting workers from proven and possible EMF health risks and provides access to NIOSH publications.

Source: NIOSH

Aug 01, 2016
Reality Check: Invisible risks of radio frequency radiation, and the best strategies for protection

http://www.rcrwireless.com/20140610/opinion/reality-check-invisible-risks-radio-frequency-radiation-best-strategies-protection

This opinion piece by RCR Wireless, addresses some of the recent discussions regarding cell tower and radio frequency hazards.

Source: RCR Wireless News

Aug 01, 2016
RF Safety FAQ

https://www.fcc.gov/engineering-technology/electromagnetic-compatibility-division/radio-frequency-safety/faq/rf-safety#Q6

Frequently asked questions about the safety of radiofrequency (RF) and microwave emissions from transmitters and facilities regulated by the FCC.

Source: FCC

Aug 01, 2016
RF exposure to Humans, and much more

https://wade4wireless.com/2014/02/01/rf-exposure-to-humans-and-much-more/

This privately maintained blog discusses the effects of RF on the human body, specifically the tower climber.

Source: Wade4Wireless

Aug 01, 2016
The electrical worker online: IBEW to OSHA- Investigate Potential Radiation Dangers

http://www.ibew.org/articles/15ElectricalWorker/EW1509/Safety.0915.html

This September 2015 Electrical Worker online issue addresses potential radiation dangers for workers near cell towers.

Source: IBEW