Cell Phones

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Mar 29, 2018
New Studies Link Cell Phone Radiation with Cancer


Researchers call for greater caution, but skeptics say the evidence from rat studies is not convincing as documented in this recent publication from Scientific American.

Source: SA

Jan 21, 2017
Cellular Telephone Use and Cancer: Questions and Answers (regularly updated)


National Cancer Institute Factsheet addressing questions and answers on the topic of cellular telephone use and cancer.

Source: NCI

Aug 01, 2016
Cell Towers


Workers are often concerned when phone towers, antennas or transmitters are installed on the roof of their workplace. This page provides information to OHS reps on the potential dangers of these towers.

Source: Victorian Trades Hall Council

Aug 01, 2014
Frequently Asked Questions about Cell Phones and Your Health


Most of us depend on cell phones every day. Some people wonder if cell phones can cause health problems. Here’s what you should know about cell phones and your health.

Source: CDC

May 01, 2011
Cellphones 'possibly carcinogenic,' WHO says


The WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) panel, which included 31 scientists from 14 countries, reached its conclusion after conducting an exhaustive review of the scientific literature during an eight-day meeting in Lyon, France, as reported by the Washington Post.

Source: Washington Post

Jul 01, 2010
NIOSH Science Blog: Reflections on the INTERPHONE Study of Cell Phones and Brain Cancer


This month's NIOSH Science Blog discusses results and questions resulting from the recently released INTERPHONE epidemiologic study.

Source: NIOSH