Resources: ELF field sources, exposures, health effects

 Type of information  Sources

General reviews and information on ELF fields
  • The WHO published a comprehensive review in 2007 in their Environmental Health Criteria series.  It covers field sources, exposure levels and health research, and the WHO's recommendations.  A Fact Sheet is also available.
  • A New Zealand Ministry of Health information booklet discusses the nature of ELF fields, typical field levels, health effects and recommended exposure limits in New Zealand.
  • Public Health England has a range of information on health effects, exposure levels, and means to reduce exposures.

Exposure levels

Check out also the references to general EMF reviews which cover both ELF and RF fields.

Last updated: 25 September 2014