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SAFETYOur IBEW Safety & Health Department is dedicated not only to the safety & health of IBEW members, but to the safety & health of all working people.

Radio Frequency Radiation Hazards

You cannot see it, you cannot hear it, you cannot smell it – but exposure to radio frequency (RF) hazards can be harmful to humans. New cellular antennas and other RF emitting devices are being installed as quickly as possible. There are currently over 500,000 operating devices in the United States alone. That number is expected to double in the very near future as the demand intensifies for more powerful wireless devices.

Most third party workers are not trained in the proper procedures for working in the vicinity of RF emitting devices. With “stealth sites” becoming something of the norm, most workers do not even know the devices are present in their work area, because the devices are hidden from the public. Will this be the next occupational disaster similar to asbestos exposure?

Click on the following link to learn more about RF hazards and what you can do to help:

Radio Frequency Radiation: Problem & Solution

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