50Hz EMF in brief

In these pages, you will find tools aimed at helping you to enhance your knowledge of electricity.
We recommend that you follow the different headings in the proposed order.

Electric & Magnetic fields: Electricity and electromagnetism

What are the electrical concepts to keep in mind when considering the effects of electricity on health? The electric and magnetic fields are distinct concepts that were developed to explain the effects of electricity at a distance.

Electric and Magnetic fields pages

EM Fields or contact currents?

Do we need to worry about electric fields, magnetic fields or contact currents?

Differences between EF, MF and CC

ELF exposure

What are our daily exposure at home, in offices and in the environment?
To start, reach the following pages:

Indoor ELF exposure page

Occupational ELF exposure page

Outdoor ELF exposure page

Scientific coordination by A. Maes
Development and management by M. Ledent

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