In an attempt to inform employers and labor organizations about the risks of radiofrequency radiation, the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR), Roofing r2p Partnership, and the RF Radiation Work Group worked together to develop the Radiofrequency (RF) Radiation Awareness Program for the Construction Industry.

warning sign for high level RF radiationWorkers may be exposed to radiation when they work on building structures close to radiofrequency-generating devices. Overexposure may lead to adverse health effects, such as blindness, burns, and sterility, warns CPWR. Risk factors include the number of devices, the proximity of the worker to a device, and time spent near the device.


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