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Germany – Policy Recommendations On Cell Phones, Wireless Radiation & Health

May 11, 2017


The Federal Office for Radiation Protection (FORP) Website provides precautionary advice and tips for reducing radiation exposure to smartphones, tablets and wireless devices stating, “Since long term effects could not be sufficiently examined up to now the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) recommends to keep exposures to these fields as low as reasonably achievable.”

The German Federal Ministry for Radiation Protection: Read the German Parliament 2007 document which states,”supplementary precautionary measures such as wired cable alternatives are to be preferred to the WLAN system.”

Bavaria – The State Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs

Frankfurt’s Schools Banish Wireless Networks

  • The Local Education Authority did not wish to conduct a “large scale human experiment,” said Michael Damian, spokesperson of the Head of the School Department Jutta Ebeling. “In Frankfurt’s schools there will be no wireless networks in the short or mid term.
  • Omega News Article – “WLAN is to be banished from the school sphere”

2013: Four German Federal Agencies issued a guidebook recommending reducing cell phones and Wi-Fi to young children