EMF Directive Policy
WEMEC have recently completed the development & production of the “International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection Policy Document for in-building Distributed Antenna Systems” on behalf of a leading independent provider of shared, wholesale wire-less infrastructure.
This policy document provides a specific policy detailing the necessary steps in ensuring the customer meet legislative requirements, ensuring design and maintenance processes are followed throughout all activities, including any Installation and Commissioning (I&C) houses used during the site design and implementation/ The policy is designed to cover the requirements of exposure of electromagnetic fields (EMF) to the occupational worker and members of the public;
- Occupational – Mandatory requirement Directive 2013/35/EU on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields) enforced as of July 1st 2016.
- Public – The International Commission on Non-Ionising Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) define exposure limits and it is the UK policy to comply with 1998 ICNIRP guidelines as directed by 1999/519/EC Council Recommendation of 12 July 1999 on the limitation of exposure of the general public to electromagnetic fields (0Hz to 300GHz).