[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.


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