Existing Safety Standards for High Voltage Transmission Lines

  • Martino Grandolfo
  • Paolo Vecchia

Abstract

The ever larger diffusion of electric appliances and the consequent demand for electric power have greatly increased in the last years the awareness, both in the scientific community and among the general public, of health risks of electric and magnetic fields at extremely low frequencies (ELF). In fact, the field strengths which are experienced in the proximity of electric equipment or near high-voltage transmission lines may reach such levels that the possibility of adverse health effects cannot be excluded (WHO, 1984; WHO, 1987).

Keywords

Permeability Microwave Welding Cage Assure 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martino Grandolfo
    • 1
  • Paolo Vecchia
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of HealthPhysics Laboratory and INFN-Sezione Sanita’RomeItaly

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