Because of the communications system and other security systems in use
by the gallery, the staff and visitors are probably exposed to quite
high levels of electro magnetic radiation. Why is this not mentioned by
the investigators as a possible cause of cancer and investigated by
experts in that field? An art gallery should be a very healthy place to
work, with little pollution, little chemical contamination and a fair
restful environment when compared with industry. It would seem to me
that it is not the building that is sick, but it is the electro magnetic
environment inside that building which is sick and should be thoroughly
investigated and cleaned up.
National Gallery not a 'sick building'
BY JAMES MASSOLA
CULTURAL AFFAIRS REPORTER
THE CANBERRA TIMES
3/10/2008 12:00:00 AM
A two-year investigation into an alleged cancer cluster at the National
Gallery of Australia has found the building is not likely to have been
the source of the cancers among staff.
The investigation, led by epidemiologist Tim Driscoll, found little
difference in the rates of cancer among gallery employees and the
Dr Driscoll agreed investigations of clusters such as that alleged at
the gallery, and at the ABC studios in Brisbane, were ''inherently