Executive Summary of the 4th International Non-Ionizing Radiation Workshop Kyoto, Japan, May 22-25, 2000. Munich: International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection; 2000.
Content: Every four year ICNIRP holds an International NIR Workshop to summarize the basic knowledge on the NIR issues and the latest developments in the area. Lectures are given by internationally recognized experts in all the various non-ionizing radiation specialities on characteristics, dosimetry, interaction mechanisms, biological and helath effects, standards and protective measures on the electromagnetic NIR from static fields to ultraviolet radiation.
Additionally there were presentation on the ICNIRP approach to protection, basic criteria for risk analysis, risk perception and management, an overview of major international NIR projects and health issues related to the use of NIR in modern technology. These proceedings offer a comprehensive overview of NIR health risks and protective measures.