11 Health Protection
The trade association for precision mechanics and electrical engineering
prescribes thresholds for electromagnetic load factor in the workplace. In addition,
the Federal Immissions Control Law must be considered in the Federal Republic of
Requirements for the workplace
Adherence to the anti-interference thresholds in respect of EMC does not also
ensure adherence to the requirements for workplaces.
Machine construction, control cabinet structure, shop environment, feed conditions
and other installations have a substantial impact on adherence to the thresholds
required by the trade association for the respective workplace.
At a fundamental level, the operator must clarify whether wearers of pacemakers or
metallic implants may be employed at the planned workplace without endangering
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EMC Installation Guideline – Planning Guide (EMV) – 03.2004 Edition