GLRPPR Sector Resource: Protecting Workers from Mercury Exposure While Crushing and Recycling Fluorescent Bulbs
Protecting Workers from Mercury Exposure While Crushing and Recycling Fluorescent Bulbs
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.
Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)
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