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Found 10 records similar to Smart meters

Federal

Utility companies in several provinces have installed wireless smart meters in Canadian businesses and residences. Learn about the safety of smart meters.

Last Updated: Dec. 2, 2021
Date Published: Aug. 13, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Smart-meters, wireless smart-meters, utility companies, safety of smart-meters
Federal

Wi-Fi is the second most prevalent form of wireless technology in Canada next to cell phones. The technology allows devices such as computers, smart phones, and video game consoles to communicate data wirelessly. Some people are concerned that radiation from Wi-Fi equipment could cause health problems and that children may be at particular risk in school environments.

Last Updated: Jan. 27, 2021
Date Published: Oct. 21, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  radiation, things that emit radiation, Wi-Fi equipment
Federal

Full-body scanners are devices used in some airports to ensure that passengers are not carrying prohibited items aboard the aircraft. Airport full-body scanners can emit radiofrequency radiation or x-ray radiation. Learn about the radiation they emit and your safety.

Last Updated: Oct. 7, 2020
Date Published: May 4, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Full-body scanners, airport, radiofrequency radiation, x-ray radiation, safety
Federal

Cell phones, cell phone towers and antenna installations are used to enable the wireless communication needs of Canadians. Learn about the safety of cell phones, cell phone towers, antennas and 5G technology.

Last Updated: Jan. 27, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 3, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  radiation, things that emit radiation, cell phones, antenna installations, cell phone towers, wireless communication
Federal

The reliance on wind as a source of energy is increasing in Canada and around the world. Some residents in communities that host large-scale turbine electricity generators have reported adverse health effects which they attribute to the sound emitted by operating wind turbines.

Last Updated: Jan. 27, 2021
Date Published: Sep. 5, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  radiation, things that emit radiation, wind turbine noise
Federal

Health Canada conducts research to assess the potential health risks from noise as part of its role in administering the Radiation Emitting Devices Act, which governs the radiation safety of products that are imported and sold in Canada, including products emitting acoustical radiation (noise).

Last Updated: Nov. 24, 2021
Date Published: May 18, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Acoustics, acoustical radiation, noise, chronic noise exposure, health-risks from noise, Radiation Emitting Devices Act, radiation safety
Municipal
This list contains water meters operated by the Water Service of the City of Montreal. The meter fleet is used for the construction of water balances and allows to measure the water distributed to the other municipalities forming the conurbation of Montreal. This list is a view of the situation at the time of generating the file. NOTE: The data in this set is intended to gain a better knowledge of the fleet of industrial, commercial and institutional water meters installed as part of the City of Montreal's water consumption measurement strategy. For reasons of issues related to the protection of third-party trade secrets, consumption related to these meters will not be published. **This third party metadata element was translated using an automated translation tool (Amazon Translate).**
Last Updated: May 19, 2021
Date Published: Apr. 18, 2018
Organization: Government and Municipalities of Québec
Formats: SHP CSV HTML GEOJSON
Keywords:  Counters, Consumer consumption, Water, Industry, Government information
Federal

Microwave ovens provide a convenient way to thaw, cook, and reheat food. They are now common in most Canadian homes and restaurants, and are found in many commercial and industrial establishments.

Last Updated: Jan. 27, 2021
Date Published: Oct. 21, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  radiation, things that emit radiation, microwave ovens
Federal

There is no safe way to tan. Health Canada recommends you do not use tanning equipment (like sunlamps or tanning beds). However, if you do, it is important to know the risks.

Last Updated: Jan. 27, 2021
Date Published: Aug. 2, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  radiation, things that emit radiation, tanning beds, tanning equipment
Federal

With more Canadians using Compact flourescent lamps (CFLs), some have begun to question their safety, including the level of UV emissions, the electric and magnetic fields (EMFs) they create, and the presence of mercury in the lamps.

Last Updated: Jan. 27, 2021
Date Published: Oct. 21, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  radiation, things that emit radiation, Compact flourescent lamps, CFLs
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