New Technical Brochure

Okada A et al. 2023: Knowledge transfer of substation engineering and experiences. Working group B3.58, Technical Brochures 898, Cigre, April 2023.

Two new articles and two technical brochures published

The first article, Low Frequency Magnetic Fields Inside Cars by Rauno Pääkkönen and Leena Korpinen is published in Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Volume 187, Issue 2, December 2019, Pages 268–271.

The second article, Effect of Electric and Magnetic Fields on Operation of Insulin Pumps under 400 kV Power Lines by Leena Korpinen, Rauno Pääkkönen and Mika Penttilä is published in Radioprotection, volume 55, Number 1, Mars 2020, Page(s) 51 – 54.

New Technical Brochures:

McVey Mark et al. 2020: Guidelines for safe work methods in substations. Working group B3.46, Technical Brochures 805, Cigre, June 2020.

Hart James et al. 2020: Responsible management of electric and magnetic fields (EMF). Working group C3.19, Technical Brochures 806. Cigre, June 2020.

Four new articles published

The first article, Operating Model of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients in North Karelia Central Hospital by Leena Korpinen, Tuomo Kava and Ilkka Salmi, is published in International Journal of Medical and Health Sciences Vol:13, No:9, 2019 (Certificate of Best Paper Award)

The second article, Case Study of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Methods of Treatment for a Professional Driver by Rauno Pääkkönen, Leena Korpinen, Tuomo Kava and Ilkka Salmi, is published in International Journal of Medical and Health Sciences Vol:13, No:10, 2019

The third article, Low Frequency Magnetic Fields Inside Cars by Rauno Pääkkönen and Leena Korpinen is published online: 07 November 2019 in Radiation Protection Dosimetry,

The fourth article, Effect of Electric and Magnetic Fields on Operation of Insulin Pumps under 400 kV Power Lines by Leena Korpinen, Rauno Pääkkönen and Mika Penttilä is published online: 03 January 2020, in Radioprotection.

Five new articles and two technical brochures published

The first paper, Management of risk in substations by Buchs Gérald, et al., is published in ELECTRA 299 – August 2018, 105-110.

The second paper, Solar Radiation Exposure and Outdoor Work: An Underestimated Occupational Risk by Modenese, Alberto; Korpinen, Leena; Gobba, Fabriziomaria. is published in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 15(10):2063 · September 2018, DOI: 10.3390/ijerph15102063

The third paper, Patients with active implanted medical devices (AIMDs) and extremely low-frequency magnetic fields at hospital facilities by Korpinen, Leena; Pääkkönen, Rauno. at Conference: 2018 EMF-Med 1st World Conference on Biomedical Applications of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF-Med). IEEE, Date Added to IEEE Xplore: 08 November 2018, DOI: 10.23919/EMF-MED.2018.8526040

The fourth paper, Issues related to spark discharges. by Kopsidas, Konstantinos et al, is published in ELECTRA 301 – December 2018, 53-63.

The fifth paper, Workers’ exposure to electric fields during the task ‘maintenance of an operating device of circuit breaker from a service platform’ at 110 kV substations by Korpinen, Leena; Pääkkönen, Rauno, is published in International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics (JOSE), 2019, Vol 25, No. 1, 161-164., https://doi.org/10.1080/10803548.2018.1433579

New Technical Brochures

Five new articles and five conference papers published

The first article, SF6 measurement guide. by Eamonn Duggan, et al., is published in ELECTRA 298 -June 2018, 47-51.

The second article, Workers’ exposure to electric fields during the task ‘maintenance of an operating device of circuit breaker from a service platform’ at 110 kV substations by Leena Korpinen and Rauno Pääkkönen is published in International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics (JOSE), Feb 26, 2018 :1-4. doi: 10.1080/10803548.2018.1433579. [Epub ahead of print]

The third article, Occupational exposure to extremely low-frequency magnetic fields near 20 kV, 3-phase shunt reactors at substations by Herkko Pirkkalainen, Timo Heiskanen, Mika Penttilä and Leena Korpinen is published in Radioprotection, 2018, Vol 53, num 2, 149-152, DOI: 10.1051/radiopro/2018017

The fourth article, Comparing Measurements of UV Radiation in Winter and Summer in Finland by Rauno Pääkkönen, Leena Korpinen and Fabriziomaria Gobba is published in International Journal of Health and Medical Engineering, 2018., Vol 12, num 3, 71-74, urn:dai:10.1999/1307-6892/10008667

The fifth article, Procedure to Use Quantitative Bone-Specific SPECT/CT in North Karelia Central Hospital, by Leena Korpinen, Pentti Taskinen and Pentti Rautio is published in International Journal of Health and Medical Engineering, 2018, Vol 12, num 3, 98-106; urn: dai:10.1999/1307-6892/10008912

Five new conference papers

  1. Pääkkönen, Rauno; Korpinen, Leena, 2018. 1322 Exposure to static magnetic fields and disturbances of active implantable medical devices, Conference Paper in Occupational and Environmental Medicine 75(Suppl 2): A426.3-A431 · April 2018
  2. Modenese, Alberto; Korpinen, Leena; Gobba, Fabriziomaria. 2018. 931 Occupational skin cancer in outdoor workers in italy: expected number vs cases recognised by the italian national compensation authority (inail), Conference Paper in Occupational and Environmental Medicine 75(Suppl 2): A430.1-A430 · April 2018
  3. Modenese, Alberto; Korpinen, Leena; Gobba, Fabriziomaria, 2018. 934 Gliomas incidence in italy, Conference Paper in Occupational and Environmental Medicine 75(Suppl 2): A430.2-A431 · April 2018
  4. Korpinen, Leena; Pääkkönen, Rauno, 2018. 1649b Eu directive 2013/35/eu on occupational exposure to electromagnetic fields, Conference Paper in Occupational and Environmental Medicine 75(Suppl 2): A421.2-A421 · April 2018
  5. Gobba, Fabriziomaria; Korpinen, Leena, 2018. 1649d What health surveillance of emf exposed workers? Conference Paper in Occupational and Environmental Medicine 75(Suppl 2): A422.1-A422 · April 2018

New Technical Brochure 723

Duggan, Eamonn; et al., 2018. SF6 measurement guide. Working group B3.40, Technical Brochure 723, Cigre, April 2018.

Final reports of the BEST program are online

The final reports of the Best (Sustainable Bioenergy Solutions for Tomorrow) research program are online.

The group of occupational health and safety – six publications

  1. Leena Fagernäs, Kari Ojanen, Jorma Jokiniemi, Leena Korpinen (eds): Health issues in bioenergy production and use Research report no D4.4.9, Helsinki 2014, 90 p.
  2. Kirsi Korpijärvi, Leena Fagernäs et al., Health Issues in the Bioenergy Supply Chain – Aims at best practices, Bioenergy 2015 – International bioenergy exhibition and conference 2.-4.9.2015, Jyväskylä, Finland. Proceedings, p. 63-68
  3. Sirpa Laitinen, Juha Laitinen et al., Risks to workers’ safety and health in biomass processing, International Congress and Expo on Biofuels & Bioenergy, August 25-27, 2015, Valencia, Spain
  4. Juha Laitinen, Sirpa Laitinen et al., Workers’ exposure to biological and chemical agents in biomass processing at CHP plants, International Congress and Expo on Biofuels & Bioenergy, August 25-27, 2015, Valencia, Spain
  5. Kirsi Korpijärvi et al., Occupational hygiene measurements at power plant sites, Research report no D4.4.9b, Helsinki 2015 78 p.
  6. Sirpa Laitinen, Juha Laitinen et al. Exposure to biological and chemical agents at biomass power plants, Biomass and Bioenergy Vol. 93, October 2016, p. 78–86