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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Protecting Workers from Mercury Exposure While Crushing and Recycling Fluorescent Bulbs

Title:
Protecting Workers from Mercury Exposure While Crushing and Recycling Fluorescent Bulbs

Abstract:
This fact sheet assists employers and workers in understanding the hazards that mercury poses and how to work safely when crushing or recycling tubular or compact fluorescent bulbs. Fluorescent bulbs should only be broken using appropriate equipment, such as drum-top crushing machines or fluorescent bulb recycling machines.

URL:
http://www.osha.gov/Publications/mercuryexposure_fluorescentbulbs_factsheet.pdf

Source:
Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)

Resource Type:
Fact sheet/checklist

Date of Publication:
2012

Associated Sectors:

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).

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