The Public Statement presents the evidence, current at 2009, relating to potential health impacts of wind turbines on people living in close proximity. The Statement concludes that:
- there is currently insufficient published scientific evidence to positively link wind turbines with adverse health effects;
- relevant authorities should take a precautionary approach; and
- people who believe they are experiencing any health problems should consult their GP promptly.
The 2009 Evidence Review presents findings from a rapid review of the evidence from current literature on the issue of wind turbines and potential impacts on human health. The Review focuses on concerns regarding the adverse health impacts of infrasound, noise, electromagnetic interference, shadow flicker and blade glint produced by wind turbines.