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


You may need 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 set 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.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 2018 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency

Regulatory Services

Licensing and Compliance

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