Tag Archive: health risks

Apr 23 2014

6 ways to foster greener offices

Yesterday, 22 April, was Earth Day. Although there would have been a range of activities to mark that occasion, this post shares six ways to make a more lasting commitment to greening the workplace. Earth Day, which was celebrated yesterday, 22 April, is a time when greater attention is paid to the impact of humans …

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Dec 27 2013

Top 10 articles of 2013

The top 10 most widely read articles published by ICT Pulse in 2013. Of the over 150 articles we published on ICT Pulse during 2013, below are the 10 most widely read of the year: 10.  Jamaica to get new country code: what does that mean? In February of this year, we discussed the additional …

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Jul 31 2013

What is the big deal about e-waste?

A discussion on electronic waste (e-waste): its importance; projects that are being launched in the Caribbean; and the potential lucrativeness of the industry. Did you know that: – 80—85% of electronic products were discarded in landfills or incinerators, which can release certain toxics into the air? 20—50 million metric tonnes of e-waste are disposed worldwide …

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Jun 26 2013

2013 update: how safe is your mobile/cellular phone?

A 2013 update on the radiation levels for popular mobile/cellular phones and smartphones in the Caribbean. As we become increasing attached to our mobile/cellular handset, it is important to remain mindful of the radiation emitted by those devices and to adopt practices that could reduce possible harmful effects of prolonged mobile/cellular phone use. In that …

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Jul 18 2012

2012 update: how safe is your mobile/cellular phone?

A 2012 update of the radiation levels of popular mobile/cellular devices in the Caribbean. In an effort to increase awareness of radiation emitted from mobile/cellular devices, in July last year we published data on the radiation levels from a broad range of popular handsets sold in the Caribbean (See How safe is your mobile phone?). …

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