About us

EMF Services was started by Martin Gledhill after working in this field for over twenty years at the National Radiation Laboratory of the New Zealand Ministry of Health. In this position he gained a wide range of experience in the whole EMF area, including:
  • Advising central and local government agencies on research findings into the health effects of ELF and RF fields and non-ionising radiation, and helping develop policy and information material in these areas
  • ELF field measurements around transmission lines, substations, industrial equipment, and in private homes
  • RF field measurements around AM and FM broadcast transmitters, cellsites, industrial RF equipment (plastic welders, industrial microwaves)
  • Presentation of expert evidence to local authority and Environment Court hearings on electrical infrastructure and radio transmitters
  • New Zealand representative to the WHO EMF Project
EMF Services builds on these skills and experience to provide high quality measurements, and evidence-based information and advice on EMFs.  Clients include:
  • Central government agencies (including the Ministry of Health)
  • Local government
  • Universities
  • Private individuals
  • Electrical generation, transmission and distribution industry
  • Telecommunications companies
Martin is a member of the Bioelectromagnetics Society and the Australasian Radiation Protection Society, and of the Standards New Zealand/Standards Australia committee on "Human exposure to electromagnetic fields", which in 2016 published a revised Standard on RF exposure assessments.  He is also a member of the International Committee on Electromagnetic Safety, which develops EMF measurement and safety Standards internationally.  

Last updated: 28 June 2016