Dealing with spilt mercury

M. K. Kulshrestha, T. C. Aw

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Abstract

Metallic mercury is used in schools and research laboratories, in medical and scientific departments, in dental surgeries and as a cathode in the electrolysis of brine. In ophthalmic theatres it is used in weights which are placed over the eye after a local anaesthetic injection is administered. It is volatile and therefore spilt droplets can pose a hazard to health, especially in a confined space.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-92
Number of pages2
JournalOccupational Medicine
Volume46
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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