11 december 2017 France: France is to impose a total ban on pupils using mobile phones in primary and secondary schools starting in September 2018, its education minister has confirmed.
Phones are already forbidden in French classrooms but starting next school year, pupils will be barred from taking them out at breaks, lunch times and between lessons.
Teachers and parents are divided … Lees meer >
13 december 2017 United States: The use of cell phoneshas increased dramatically in recent years, including among children and young adults. These phones put out radio frequency (RF) energy.
Some scientists andpublic health officials believe … Lees meer >
28 november 2017 United States: The board shall as a matter of policy promote the reduction of non-thermal non-ionizing radiation exposures to students and staff in public schools, encouraging school districts to choose paper and pen over regular use of technology to avoid potential harm.
The board shall establish a policy to insure school districts reduce non-ionizing non-thermal radiation exposures, including harmonics, transients, and fields deriving from close contact with electricity. The board shall increase staff and student education of potential harms of non-thermal non-ionizing radiation. The board shall recommend elimination… Lees meer >
11 november 2017 Cyprus: Practical rules are proposed, based on the existing rules published annually by the Medical Chamber of Vienna/Austria, the rules published by the Cyprus Committee on Environment and Children’s Health and the recent Reykjavik appeal 2017.
The 16 Practical Rules
1. Children and teenagers under the age of 16 should carry mobile phones for emergencies only! (make it separate put emphasis)
2. Mobile phones, tablets, laptops are not toys or a means for entertainment for children. They can be used by children only as simple devices, i.e. on flight mode and with Wi-Fi, bluetooth and mobile data turned off. Games, songs etc., should be downloaded and saved in advance by parents. However, their use must still be limited… Lees meer >
14 august 2017 French Polynesia: French Polynesia has launched a major public awareness campaign to raise awareness about how to reduce exposure to the electromagnetic radiation from electronics, cell phones, and wireless devices as part of the country’s new law to reduce citizens’ exposures to electromagnetic radiation exposure.
Legislation the country recently adopted in 2016 prohibits advertising of cell phones to children under 14, prohibits advertising cell phones… Lees meer >
1 april 2017 Greece: Athens Medical Association Issues Recommendations To Reduce Wireless Exposure After Scientific Seminar On Non-ionizing Radiation
Seminar focused on public health risks from exposure to elevated indoor and outdoor electromagnetic radiation emissions.
On April 1st the Athens Medical Association (AMA) held a Scientific Conference on “Non-Ionizing Radiation and Its Effects on Human Health” at the Athens Medical Association Building, Athens, Greece. Scientific lectures were followed by a discussion, then the Athens Medical Association decision to issue…Lees meer >
20 april 2016 Israel: The mayor of Haifa (in Israel) ordered to disconnect WiFi in schools and kindergartens – until examining the safety of WiFi thoroughly.
Haifa’s mayor, Yona Yahav, ordered in coordination with the head of education department, Ilana Truck, to immediately disconnect WiFi in educational system….Lees meer >