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


ARPANSA - new fact sheet on WiFi and health

The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) has published a new fact sheet on WiFi and health, and recently announced a WiFi in schools measurement program commencing in 2015. ... click here for more information

WHO Updates Mobile Phones and health fact sheet

The World Health Organisation (WHO) updated its factsheet on mobile phones and health in October 2014 and has not changed its overall position that mobile phone use does not cause adverse health effects. ... click here for more information

Radio Frequency fields: Environmental Health Criteria Monograph - Consultation on the scientific review

The World Health Organization is undertaking a health risk assessment of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields, to be published as a monograph in the Environmental Health Criteria Series. ... click here for more information

ITU EMF Workshop - Using EMF to achieve the smartest sustainable city

This forum explores how information and communication technologies (ICTs) form the backbone of a smart sustainable city including updates from the WHO, ICNIRP and the ITU. ... click here for more information

Cell Phones and Health updated FAQ - US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated its Frequently asked questions about cell phones and your health factsheet to follow best practices, including the use of plain, easy-to-understand, language. ... click here for more information

infographics on global mobile network and handset exposure limits

GSMA has launched two new infographics to show the exposure limits for radio signals used in each country around the world for both mobile network infrastructure and for devices such as mobile phones and tablets ... click here for more information

WHO International EMF Project – Progress Report 2013-14

The WHO has published a progress report on the International EMF Project - June 2013-14 ... click here for more information

Swedish Radiation Safety Authority`s Review of EMF and Health - 2014

The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority`s (SSM) scientific council of international experts has published the 2014 annual report on EMF and health. ... click here for more information

New UK study will investigate the impact of mobile phones and Wi-Fi on children’s memory and attention

A new UK study will investigate whether or not the use of mobile phones and Wi-Fi affect children s memory and attention. ... click here for more information

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

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

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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