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Measuring biologically-based exposure metrics for extremely low frequency (ELF) magnetic fields with a personal waveform monitor.
Bowman JD; McDevitt JJ; Breysse PN
Arbete och Halsa 2001 Jun; 2001(10):460-462
Purpose: This study is a first effort to measure worker exposures to magnetic field metrics derived from biophysical mechanisms, using a new waveform capture monitor. The primary purpose was to test whether these biologically-based exposure metrics are significantly elevated in electrical occupations which had been associated with cancer. Secondarily, this pilot study tested the feasibility of using this new monitor in epidemiologic studies.
Epidemiology; Exposure-assessment; Employee-exposure; Magnetic-fields; Electromagnetic-fields; Electrical-fields; Exposure-levels; Radiofrequency-radiation; Biophysics; Electrical-measurement; Electrical-measurement-devices; Electrical-waves; Monitors; Monitoring-systems; Biological-effects; Biological-monitoring; Biological-systems; Cancer
J. D. Bowman, Division of Applied Science and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
Hagsberg M; Knave B; Lillienberg L; Westberg H
Issue of Publication
Arbete och Halsa (X2001 - exposure assessment in epidemiology and practice, June 10-13, 2001, Göteborg, Sweden)
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