The proximity to, and use of modern communications systems can cause concerns amongst staff, pupils and parents. As the leading independent, advisers guidance and measurement services UKHSA can make assessment and respond to concerns.
UKHSA has an unmatched breadth of non-ionising radiation safety experience and expertise. To help you find answers to your safety concerns, the commonly raised areas of concern are featured here.
Are you unsure about the impact of recent changes to legislation on non-ionising radiations? Are you uncertain how to comply with your legal obligations? UKHSA's knowledgeable consultants can provide you with clear guidance on how the law affects your organisation and what you need to do to be compliant.
Artificial Optical Radiation Regulations 2010
Are you confused about the Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work Regulations? Are you unsure how to comply with the regulations? UKHSA's expert consultants can explain how the law affects your organisation and help you meet your legal duties.
Pacemakers and other implants
Employees and members of the general public who have pacemakers or other active implantable medical devices (AIMDs) can be more susceptible to radiation hazards from electromagnetic fields. UKHSA can provide expert advice, guidance and surveying services.
Mobile Phone Base Stations
Are emissions from mobile phone base stations or Wi-Fi a source of concern? UKHSA has very experienced surveyors who use the latest in sensitive measurement equipment. Our surveys can provide reassurance that people are not at risk.
Power Distribution System
Are fields from power distribution systems a source of concern? UKHSA's experienced surveyors can provide detailed mapping of electric and magnetic fields to help you manage exposures.
Do your staff have to work close to rooftop installations? Hosting communications equipment is a valuable source of revenue for building owners, but can raise safety concerns for rooftop work such as building maintenance. UKHSA's experts can assess exposures and provide full radiation safety advice.
Laser safety advice
Do you use lasers? Have you kept up with recent developments in legislation, standards, guidance and good practice? UKHSA has led the development of laser safety in the UK and internationally since 1974. Whatever your application, whatever your industry, our laser safety consultants give you access to this unrivalled knowledge and experience.
Do you manufacture or use equipment emitting electromagnetic fields? Are you uncertain about the hazard or unclear about your responsibilities? UKHSA's expert consultants provide straightforward safety guidance to specialists and non-experts alike to help you understand and manage the risks.
Do you manufacture or operate equipment that generates radiofrequency radiation? Are you uncertain about the hazard or unclear about your responsibilities? UKHSA is at the forefront of radiofrequency safety framework development. Our expert consultants will help you understand and manage the risks.