EMF awareness training

Other Elements Of The Training

  • How to recognise potentially non-compliant areas on a base station or antenna site.
  • RF Hazard Signage
  • Site Safety Instructions
    • Spectrum Safety Statement
      • Non-Ionising Radiation Control Measures
    • TV Broadcast Sites
      • SAF
      • NIR Document
    • Commercial Radio Broadcast Sites
    • Mobile Operator Sites
  • RF Personal Monitor Operation
  • The Hazards of MF & LF Transmitting Stations

Written Examination

  • Examination on Course Syllabus

Available Courses At Spectrum Telecom

  • Rooftop Safety Awareness (Arqiva accredited)
  • EMF Awareness for Telecommunications Workers (Arqiva accredited)
  • MEWP – Mobile Elevated Work Platform
  • Basic First Aid
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Manual Handling


EMF Awareness Training

EMF Awareness for Telecommunications Workers (Arqiva accredited)


Course: EMF Awareness for Telecommunications Workers (Arqiva accredited)

Duration:  4 Hours

The EMF Directive 2013/35/EU was implemented and all companies involved in telecommunications are required to produce evidence that they are compliant with all legal requirements associated with the directive. It has been long awaited and came into force on the 1st of July 2016. It replaces the 2004/40/EC directive. The main purpose of the directive is to advise on exposure, action and mainly to avoid adverse health effects on telecommunications workers.

Spectrum Telecom as part of our efforts to achieve the highest possible standards in the industry provide training in this area as follows.

Course Syllabus

  • Explanation of Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Sources of Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Explanation of microwaves
  • Non-Ionising and Ionising Radiation
  • Thermal effects of RF electromagnetic fields (EMF) when working on telecommunications sites
  • Biological effects caused by RF energy
  • Direct and Indirect Effects of RF radiation
  • RF energy absorption in humans
  • Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)
  • ICNIRP / EU / Regulatory Standards
  • Spectrum Telecom RF Safety Policy
  • Limits for Workers
  • Dangers from RF Radiation
  • Safe Working Practices at a Base Station Site or Antenna Site

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