Tower Worker RF Safety RF1002 (English)

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Topics Covered:

  • Explain biological effects of RF Energy including Thermal / Non-Thermal / Startle Effects, and Shock & Burn Contact.
  • Understand the roles of industry standards including FCC, OSHA, NEPA, NCRP, and IEEE.
  • Explain Ionizing versus Non-Ionizing EME Awareness.
  • Recognize controlled and uncontrolled areas according to Maximum Permissible Exposure (MPE) limits including the “six-minute rule.”
  • Understand Mathematical Calculations, On-Site Measurements and Theoretical Modeling related to RF Safety.
  • Explain what RF Safety signage means and how to properly use personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Recognize towers that have AM detuning hardware and safety procedures.
  • Identify antenna locations including stealth antennas (i.e., Parapet Placement) and safe work environment rules.

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