The Standardization Agreement (STANAG) on the Protection of NATO Personnel against Radiofrequency Radiation

  • Martino Grandolfo
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 274)


A standard is a general term incorporating both regulations and guidelines and can be defined as a set of specifications or rules to promote the safety of an individual or group of people. Absolute assurances are rarely if ever attainable and specifying permissible exposure limits for different hazards depends on the degree of risk that is scientifically and socially acceptable.1 Among the many factors that go into the development of an exposure standard, the selection of a good scientific biological effects data base plays, quite obviously, the most important role.


Power Density Short Exposure Time Specific Absorption Rate Exposure Standard Permissible Exposure Limit 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martino Grandolfo
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsNational Institute of HealthRomeItaly

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