Wireless Safety Proclamation Toolkit

How To Adopt a Cell Phone Wireless Safety Proclamation in Your City

People are raising the issue of cellphone and wireless device safety across the World. You can, too! A Proclamation is an excellent way to raise community awareness on this issue and does not involve changing laws. Please bring this issue to the attention of your local city or town leaders and welcome them to adopt a Proclamation of Cell Phone/Wireless Safety and declare a Cell Phone Awareness Month.

Here are some examples of such efforts in the United States:

In order for the Council to understand this issue it is important that you send letters, prepare materials and speak at City Council meetings. We have several resources that will be helpful to your efforts.

Resources and Downloads:
Stories from Survivors & Non Survivors: Cell Phone-related Brain Cancer

San Francisco’s Right to Know Law
“My husband thought that it would not happen to him. People need to know”. Please watch this video from 2010 when San Francisco’s Right to Know Law was being passed. Survivors came from all over the United States to tell their stories of cell phone related brain cancer in this video. Their words and stories are important to hear and fully understand what is at stake if we do not raise awareness on this issue.

A Consumer’s Right to Know: The Fine Print Manufacturer Warnings

All manufacturers of wireless devices have warnings which describe the minimum distance at which device must be kept away from users in order to not exceed the present legal limits for exposure to wireless radiation. For example, the FCC regulates that the exposure limit for laptop computers and tablets is set when devices are tested 20 cm away from the body. Cell phones are usually tested at about 5/8th an inch and have similar manufacturer’s advice. Read our page on Fine Print Warnings.

Did you read your cell phone manual? Do you know your WI-FI router has a manual too? Do you have a wireless printer at your desk close to your body?

Why are these Fine Print Warnings important?

READ THE RESEARCH:

Non-ionizing radiation, Part II: Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields / IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans
Mobile phone use and brain tumors in the CERENAT case-control study.
Swedish review strengthens grounds for concluding that radiation from cellular and cordless phones is a probable human carcinogen.
Case-control study of the association between malignant brain tumors diagnosed between 2007 and 2009 and mobile and cordless phone use.
Pooled analysis of two case-control studies on the use of cellular and cordless telephones and the risk of benign brain tumors diagnosed during 1997-2003.
Pooled analysis of case-control studies on acoustic neuroma diagnosed 1997-2003 and 2007-2009 and use of mobile and cordless phones.
Pooled analysis of case-control studies on malignant brain tumours and the use of mobile and cordless phones including living and deceased subjects.
Using the Hill viewpoints from 1965 for evaluating strengths of evidence of the risk for brain tumors associated with use of mobile and cordless phones.
Use of mobile phones and cordless phones is associated with increased risk for glioma and acoustic neuroma.
Mobile Phone Use and Risk of Tumors: A Meta-Analysis

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