Evaluation of the Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields in Computer Labs of Schools

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Personal computers, apart from being ubiquitous in our everyday activity, very often have been object of study for eventual negative health consequences. During the recent years, a great number of schools in Albania are equipped with lab rooms for teaching computer skills. This has motivated us to carry out a campaign of measuring the intensity of electric and magnetic fields is such places in the schools of Gjirokastra. This paper presents the results of such a study for the evaluation of the possible hazard related to the exposure to this “electro-smog” of the students and teachers. This is done by comparing the measured values of physical quantities with the respective limits and standards recom-mended by scientists and established by European directives such as 2004/40/CE and 1999/519/CE.

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I. Kokalari and T. Karaja, "Evaluation of the Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields in Computer Labs of Schools," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 3 No. 6, 2011, pp. 248-253. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2011.36040.

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