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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Hospitals For a Healthy Environment: Mercury Waste Virtual Elimination Model Plan [PDF]
Abstract: Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (H2E) Mercury waste elimination from hospitals model plan. Includes case studies, suggested alternatives for mercury and best-management practices.
Source: Hospitals for a Healthy Environment and American Hospital Association
Mercury in Buildings [PDF]
Abstract: Program designed for construction and demolition contractors and owners and managers of buildings to increase awareness of mercury in buildings and to provide information on proper management.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Region 5 and Purdue University
Mercury Study Report to Congress, Volume 4 Chapters 5 & 6, Population Exposure (non-dietary sources) & Comparison of Estimated Exposure with Biomonitoring [PDF]
Abstract: Chapter 5 presents information on dental amalgams, occupational exposures and standards, and relevant case studies. Chapter 6 summarizes biomarkers of exposure for: methylmercury, blood and hair mercury concentration comparisons around the US.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency
Mercury Use in Dental Amalgam
Abstract: Summarizes the use of mercury in dental amalgam based on data from the Interstate Mercury Education and Reduction Clearinghouse (IMERC) Mercury-Added Products Database.
Source: Interstate Mercury Education and Reduction Clearinghouse
Mercury Use Reduction & Waste Prevention in Medical Facilities
Abstract: Interactive software program designed by the EPA and Purdue University to provide information on the proper handling and disposal of mercury wastes by medical facilities. Includes a virtual hospital, tracking progress approaches, contacts, and a glossary of terms.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Region 5
Promoting a Healthier Environment: Reducing Mercury Use in Health Care [PDF]
Abstract: The purpose of this manual is to help hospitals start mercury pollution prevention programs or accelerate programs that have already begun.
Source: Monroe County Department of Health
Substance Flow Analysis of Mercury in Products
Abstract: Model which predicts contribution of mercury emissions from individual mercury-containing products. This model can be modified to reflect circumstances of a specific state, region or country.
Source: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Barr Engineering Company