Job Task Name

Manufacture and repair mercury fluorescent lights

Comments

A case of severe mercury poisoning in a glassblower in North West England was reported in 2001. He had worked for the same company for 20 years. The company used elemental mercury to manufacture fluorescent lamps. An investigation revealed that the mercury was not being controlled at the point of use, thereby contaminating the worksite. [Hyperlink]

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Manufacturing

Reference Link

Reducing mercury exposure in fluorescent lamp manu...[J Occup Environ Hyg. 2006] - PubMed Result

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Metals

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