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Radiation is a workplace hazard, and there are two types of radiation that are of concern to industrial hygienists. Ionizing radiation is radiation that will ionize an atom, so for example x-rays or gamma rays. Non-ionizing radiation is a different category and includes ultraviolet radiation, infrared, static fields, radio frequencies and extremely low frequency fields (AIHA, 2014).
Karipidis et al. (2007) discuss the relationship between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and glioma,