[LINK] School Wireless and OHS

Craig Sanders cas at taz.net.au
Thu Jul 2 12:46:16 AEST 2009

On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 05:19:47AM +0000, stephen at melbpc.org.au wrote:
> A teaching colleague has asked this on the Oz-teachers list. Can anybody
> assist with facts/research/standards/policy etc regards wireless and OHS?
> > I have a friend who is Head of IT and has proposed the installation
> > of a campus based wireless network. He has completed all the research,
> > due diligence, etc,  and is ready to install, only to find that the
> > Occupational Health and Safety Committee of the College has raised  
> > queries about the safety of the wireless network.  (Not withstanding  
> > that most of them have a mobile phone glued to their ear most times!!)
> >
> > Has anyone else confronted this, and if so how did you handle it and  
> > what documentation did you provide to satisfy the OHS committee?

your colleague can tell the OHS committee that there's no need to worry,
wireless networks are perfectly safe as long as you wear a magnetic
pendant in the shape of a dolphin.


craig sanders <cas at taz.net.au>

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