Guidelines for Limiting Exposure to Time-Varying Electric, Magnetic and Electromagnetic Fields (up to 300 GHz) (1998) - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to comply with these guidelines if you hold a facility licence and you intend to deal with controlled apparatus. A controlled apparatus is one that produces harmful non-ionizing radiation when energised.

These guidelines are referred to as the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) and sets out requirements for limiting exposure to time-varying electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields (EMFs). The purpose of the guidelines is to provide protection against known adverse health effects of EMFs.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
Regulatory Services
Licensing and Compliance

Act(s) name

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations (Australian Government)

Contact details

Regulatory Services
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
Regulatory Services
Licensing and Compliance


Mailing address:
PO BOX 655
Miranda, New South Wales 1490

Phone:

02 95418330
licenceadmin@arpansa.gov.au

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