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Activities on EMF

​ITU-T Study Group 5 – Activities on Human exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMFs) due to radio systems and mobile equipment

Within the Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), ITU-T Study Group 5 (SG5) is the lead study group on ICT environmental aspects of electromagnetic phenomena and climate change.

SG5’s Working Party 2 studies EMF issues under Question 7/5: “Human exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMFs) due to radio systems and mobile equipment”. The resulting international standards (ITU-T Recommendations) provide high-level frameworks for the management of human exposure to EMFs emitted by telecommunication equipment (best-practice regulatory guidelines), and also offer guidelines for the assessment of human exposure based on existing ITU-T Recommendations and standards produced by other standards development organizations (SDOs).

To achieve these goals, Question 7/5 looks at measuring techniques, procedures and numerical models for evaluating the electromagnetic fields stemming from telecommunication systems and radio terminals. 
For more information regarding EMFs, kindly visit the ITU EMF Guide & Mobile App NEW   


This webpage provides references to the latest ITU-T international standards on EMF issues.


The purpose of the EMF Guide is to provide information and education resources on Electromagnetic Fields suitable for all communities, stakeholders and governments.

The EMF Guide is designed for your smart phone,
tablet or desktop via a single URL.

Kindly CLICK HERE or go to on your device.