Electrical energy enters into the operation
of a myriad industrial, scientific, medical, community and house equipment and appliances.
The accompanying electromagnetic fields (EMFs) are partially transformed into
radiation that affects human health. This research investigates the potential
health hazards of radiation emanating from electric power lines. The research is
based on studies by research organizations and on practical field measurements.
The study includes investigation of electromagnetic radiation from high-voltage
electric lines in inhabited areas in an urban environment, and provides some measurements
in test locations in a typical city. The results are benchmarked against recommended
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