- January 5, 2019
- Posted by: Sage Shield Safety Consultants
- Category: Overseas Occupational Health And Safety News
Connecticut Senator Blumenthal and California Assemblywoman Eshoo have actually officially asked the FCC to provide clinical paperwork about the safety of 5th Generation Web connectivity, as the roll out of this brand-new innovation starts. Their December 3, 2018 < a title="Blumenthal Eshoo to FCC Carr 5G Security Dec 2018 "href="https://mdsafetech.files.wordpress.com/2018/12/Blumenthal-Eshoo-to-FCC-Carr-5G-Safety-Dec-2018.pdf" > letter describes a Senate Commerce Committee field hearing, held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, entitled “Race to 5G, A View from the Field” on October 12, 2018.
The Concern of 5G Safety Was Raised at FCC Satisfying
At the end of the meeting the Honorable Mayor Paul TenHaken asked the FCC about the health ramifications of 5G, little cell release and millimeter wave innovation. Mayor TenHaken noted the lack of recorded research studies as this innovation is so new. He requested the FCC offer studies which show that this innovation is safe for his constituents and taxpayers prior to positioning 5G cell towers in close distance to libraries, schools and homes.
FCC Commissioner Carr reacted that FCC specialists in health and wellness stay up to date with the most recent science and have actually figured out that 5G is safe. He went on to state that “Federal law in fact states that state and regional federal governments can’t take RF [radiofrequency] issues into account provided just how much work has entered into this concern at the federal level.”
Issue about cybersecurity was also brought up at the meeting by another member of the committee. Mayor TenHaken concluded that this details is required to gain ground with 5G to have a “clear conscience and the right responses”
Congress Members Ask for Evidence of 5G Security
Congress members Blumenthal and Eshoo then composed a pointed letter to FCC Commissioner Carr requesting evidence of safety, noting that “the present regulations were adopted in 1996 and have not been upgraded for next generation equipment and gadgets” and “The FCC’s Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) limits do not apply to gadgets operating above 6 GHz.” 5G frequencies will be from 6 GHz to 100 GHz and above. They highlight that the FCC has acknowledged that “The SAR probe calibration, measurement accuracy, tissue dialectric parameters and other SAR measurement procedures required for screening current generation cordless gadgets need more examination.” A response was asked for by Dec 17, 2018.
Blake Levitt Targets FCC at Blumenthal Interview
At an interview assembled by Senator Blumenthal and Eshoo on Dec 3, 2018, Blake Levitt, a highly appreciated medical and science journalist and Communications Director with The Berkshire– Litchfield Environmental Council concisely summarized the concerns. She has actually looked at the environmental impacts of radiofrequency technology for many years and published a critical book, “Electromagnetic Fields”, a virtual bible of details. She notes that the FCC has been described to act more like an industry cheerleader than a regulator by Standard Alster in Harvard’s Center for Ethics paper “
FCC Captured Agency “. The Gigantic Elephant in the Space: Safety
In spite of the proposed and thought of uses for 5G the “elephant in the room”, she specifies, is the absence of evidence for 5G security. She keeps in mind that a lot of the older research study is classified, as short millimeter wave innovation has been utilized by the military for non-lethal weapons and the majority of the spectrum has been reserved for the armed force. The dense network of 5G antennas on every street and every 3 to 5 homes positions a danger to humans and wildlife as the signaling is complicated utilizing beam forming and phased variety technology. 5G does not permeate deeply through the body as existing cordless innovations but does penetrate the skin. Ms. Levitt highlights that thin skinned amphibians and insects will be most affected by this technology with possibly dreadful outcomes. She alerts that it is not the power density or tissue absorption however the signaling attributes that are hazardous with damage even at low power levels. In addition, she stresses that there are insufficient protective regulations for chronic human direct exposures for current cordless frequencies and no oversight for wildlife or the environment. She concludes that “The FCC is entirely unprepared, not able and perhaps unwilling to supervise 5G for security, even at it barrels towards us.”
The FCC Reveals Their “5G FAST Plan”
This ask for clinical security info for 5G takes place simply as the FCC has actually passed brand-new guidelines to fast track 5G implementation. Ushered in by FCC Chairman and previous Verizon attorney, Ajit Pai, the FCC has actually silently adopted a sweeping set of new rules which fundamentally shifts the framework of communications growth. The Facilitate America’s Superiority in 5G Innovationor “The 5G Fast Plan” https://www.fcc.gov/5G!.?.! speeds next generation innovation by See PST Cell Towers and City Ordinances for policy updates Hyperlinks