The Radiofrequency (RF) Safety and Hazard Awareness online safety course from OSHA Education School is designed to promote overall awareness of the prevalence of RF radiation in the workforce. One of the most common sources of RF energy comes from telecommunication services, which includes radio, television, cell phones, and more.
Because of the widespread presence of RF radiation in the workplace, OSHA and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) now offers guidance regarding safety and health related to RF exposure. This training offers participants a thorough understanding of the uses, safety/health hazards associated with and best work practices regarding RF radiation.
OSHA Education School’s Radiofrequency (RF) Safety and Hazard Awareness training provides introductory-level knowledge surrounding RF radiation, its sources, potential effects of exposure, and more. Specific course topics include the following:
The definition of RF radiation
Differences between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation
Uses of RF and occupational exposure
Biological and health effects of RF energy
Regulatory standards and industry guidelines
Nine elements of an RF safety plan
Specific industry terms include the following:
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