[LINK] School Wireless and OHS

Richard rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Mon Jun 29 19:07:13 EST 2009


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!!)
>>     
The "official" OHS standing of the devices should be assured by their 
ACMA approval, since IIRC part of the type approval for radio equipment 
is that it's safe.

RC

>> Has anyone else confronted this, and if so how did you handle it and  
>> what documentation did you provide to satisfy the OHS committee?
>>     
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>
> Cheers,
> Stephen
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