According to the German Occupational Safety and Health Ordinance on Electromagnetic Fields (EMFV), wearers of active and passive medical implants .. Read more belong to the group of particularly vulnerable employees. Possible effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) on the health and safety of implant users that go beyond the hazards considered in the EMFV must therefore be evaluated in a separate risk assessment. If a hazard is identified, the employer must initiate suitable protective measures. The lecture gives an overview of the most common types of implants and the practical implementation of a risk assessment.
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