Risk Communication and Electromagnetic Fields

TitleRisk Communication and Electromagnetic Fields
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2000
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageen-US
KeywordsCHEMICAL engineering , Civil , CIVIL engineering , COMMUNICATION , electrical , ELECTRICAL engineering , engagement , ENGINEERING , PUBLIC , public safety , RISK , safety
AbstractThe United States Navy wants to build a radar facility in Lajas, Puerto Rico. Members of the local community are concerned about the possibility that the facility could generate electromagnetic fields that could have harmful health effects in members of the local community. Asa public health official, how do you deal with this situation?
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