Welder with protective clothes and shield

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Emission of UV radiation during welding
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The section "Radiation" of the department Ergonomics Physical Environmental Factors covers the fields of optical radiation (ultraviolet, visible and infrared radiation). The focal points are:

  • Measurement and assessment of radiation exposures at workplaces
  • Personal dosimetry
  • Advice on protective measures
  • Laboratory measurements, e. g. properties of radiation sources, transmission of filters and substances
  • Expert opinions in cases of occupational diseases
  • Providing information

Technical information on radiation

The Section of Electromagnetic Fields has moved to Department Accident Prevention.

Further reading on radiation


Claudine Strehl, M.Sc.

Ergonomics, Physical environmental factors

Tel: +49 30 13001-3470
Fax: +49 30 13001-38001