What standards are relevant to Australia

Relevant Standards for Australia

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)IEEE Logo

The IEEE is a professional association dedicated to advancing the theory and practice of electrical, electronics, communications, computer engineering and computer science. IEEE is one of the leading standards-making organisations in the world and performs its standards
making through the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA). The standard most relevant to the work of ACEBR is C95.1-2005 - IEEE Standard for Safety Levels with Respect to Human Exposure to Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Fields, 3 kHz to 300 GHz. This standard provides recommendations to protect against harmful effects in human beings exposed to electromagnetic fields in the specified range, which includes mobile phones and base station technology.

 International Commission on Non-Ionising Radiation Protection (ICNIRP)ICNIRP Logo

ICNIRP is a publicly funded body of independent scientific experts consisting of a main commission of 14 members, a scientific expert group and several specific project groups comprised of members of the main commission and scientific expert group. The expertise is used to address the important issues of possible adverse effects on human health of exposure to non-ionising radiation. The scientific expertise of ICNIRP includes medicine, dermatology, ophthalmology, epidemiology, biology, photobiology, physiology, physics, electrical engineering and dosimetry. ICNIRP guidelines on exposure to electromagnetic fields can be found on the ICNIRP Website.

Last reviewed: 20 September, 2014