Medical Control of Employees in the Electrical Industry Exposed to Low Frequency Electric Fields

  • Jean Cabanes
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (PRIP)


To ask if it is necessary to medically supervise employees in the electrical industry exposed to electric fields implies answering three questions :
  • First and foremost it is necessary for each country to specify the laws and habits which govern the medical supervision of workers in the electrical industry.

  • Then we must define the population exposed to fields and be as precise as possible about the physical value and the length of the exposure.

  • Finally we need to know if exposure to a field leads to clinical and biological changes and to try to understand how electromagnetic fields of low frequency act.

Once we have answered these three questions we go on to determine how to treat the subjects exposed to fields.


Displacement Current Medical Supervision Electrical Industry Frequency Electric Field Overhead Transmission Line 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Cabanes
    • 1
  1. 1.Electricite De FranceParisFrance

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