5.2.3 Safety in Hospitals
Wireless devices transmit radio frequency energy and may affect medical electrical equipment. When
installed adjacent to other equipment, it is advised to verify that the adjacent equipment is not adversely
Pacemaker manufacturers recommended that a minimum of 15cm (6 inches) be maintained between a handheld
wireless device and a pacemaker to avoid potential interference with the pacemaker. These recommendations are
consistent with independent research and recommendations by Wireless Technology Research.
Persons with Pacemakers:
• Should ALWAYS keep the device more than 15cm (6 inches) from their pacemaker when turned ON.
• Should not carry the device in a breast pocket.
• Should use the ear furthest from the pacemaker to minimize the potential for interference.
• If you have any reason to suspect that interference is taking place, turn OFF your device.
Other Medical Devices
Please consult your physician or the manufacturer of the medical device, to determine if the operation of your
wireless product may interfere with the medical device.
5.3 RF Exposure Guidelines
5.3.1 Safety Information
Reducing RF Exposure - Use Properly
Only operate the device in accordance with the instructions supplied.
The device complies with internationally recognized standards covering human exposure to electromagnetic fields
from radio devices. For information on "International" human exposure to electromagnetic fields refer to the
Declaration of Conformity (DoC) at:
Remote and Standalone Antenna Configurations
To comply with EU RF exposure requirements, antennas that are mounted externally at remote locations or
operating near users at stand-alone desktop of similar configurations must operate with a minimum separation
distance of 20 cm from all persons.