Welcome to the EMF Explained Series

The EMF Explained Series is an information resource referencing national and international health agencies developed by the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) in conjunction with the GSM Association (GSMA) and Mobile Manufacturers Forum (MMF).

AMTA, GSMA and the MMF relies on the expert advice from the World Health Organization with respect to EMF and health and their position is;

World Health Organization - EMF and Health

“Despite extensive research, to date there is no evidence to conclude that exposure to low level electromagnetic fields is harmful to human health”
WHO source


The Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel: A Review of Safety Code 6

Health Canada regularly reviews SC6 to ensure that it is based on the most up-to-date scientific knowledge. In 2013, it proposed several revisions to bring SC6 in line with current knowledge and other international standards and asked the Royal Society of Canada to form an Expert Panel to review the proposed changes to SC6. ... click here for more information

WiFi in schools safe – NZ Govt report

WiFi radiofrequency fields in schools do not pose a health risk to children or staff, with exposures many thousands of times lower than the relevant standard, according to a new report from the Ministry of Health. ... click here for more information

ARPANSA - Review of Radiofrequency Health Effects Research

An Expert Panel has concluded that the science behind the ARPANSA Radiofrequency (RF) Exposure Standard remains valid and the exposure limits in the Standard continue to provide a high degree of protection against the known health effects of RF electromagnetic fields. ... click here for more information

GERONIMO - Launch of a new European project on health effects of electromagnetic fields

The European population is increasingly exposed to new physical and chemical agents in the environment, some of which may be damaging to health. ... click here for more information

Health Canada - new fact sheet on safety code 6

Health Canada has published a new fact sheet busting common myths about the national EMF standard Safety Code 6. ... click here for more information

World Cancer Report 2014 published by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

The World Cancer Report 2014 says that no consistent association has been found between use of mobile (cell) phones and brain tumours. ... click here for more information

Final UK report into mobile technologies finds no adverse health effects

The UK s largest programme of research into possible health risks from mobile phone technologies which ran for 11 years has published its final report and found no evidence of adverse effects on people s health from the use of mobile technologies. ... click here for more information

Arbitrary Radio Frequency exposure limits: Impact on 4G networks deployment in Europe

This case study from the GSMA Europe examins the impact on 4G network deployment in Europe where significantly lower limits have been imposed. ... click here for more information

Mobile Phone SAR Measurements Video

Have you ever wondered how mobile phones are tested for SAR compliance? ... click here for more information


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