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Publikācija: Electromagnetic Fields’ Exposure to Head

Publication Type Conference paper
Funding for basic activity Unknown
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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Electromagnetic Fields’ Exposure to Head, Torso and Limbs in Office Workplaces
Field of research 1. Natural sciences
Sub-field of research 1.5 Earth science, physical geography and related Environmental sciences
Authors Inese Vilcāne
Tarmo Koppel
Jānis Bartušauskis
Valentīna Urbāne
Jānis Ieviņš
Henrijs Kaļķis
Ženija Roja
Keywords electromagnetic fields, radiofrequency, extremely low frequency, occupational exposure, office.
Abstract The aim of this research was to investigate the electromagnetic fields in the modern office environment. Both low frequency and the high frequency electromagnetic fields were studied. The sources of elevated electromagnetic fields and the conditions under which they occur were identified. Measurements were performed by following a 14-point human body model, which characterizes the overall exposure of the sitting person. The measurements analysis revealed the most typical sources of exposure to be loosely spread power wires and extension cables, but also power cables close to the worker's body on the floor or beneath the table. Standard office devices were also rising the exposure levels when situated in close proximity to the worker.
Hyperlink: http://www.bse.emu.ee/Book%20of%20Abstracts_2016.pdf 
Reference Vilcāne, I., Koppel, T., Bartušauskis, J., Urbāne, V., Ieviņš, J., Kaļķis, H., Roja, Ž. Electromagnetic Fields’ Exposure to Head, Torso and Limbs in Office Workplaces. In: 7th International Conference "Biosystems Engineering 2016": Book of Abstracts, Estonia, Tartu, 12-13 May, 2016. Tartu: Estonian University of Life Sciences, 2016, pp.117-118. ISBN 978-9949-536-81-8.
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