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Mercury Spills in Schools and Businesses
Before transporting any item with mercury in it, be sure to package it inside two zip-top plastic bags or a sealable non-glass container (Rubbermaid, old paint can) to prevent a release while transporting the item.
However, despite our best intentions, mercury spills do still sometimes happen at businesses and schools, places where a large number of people can be exposed to mercury vapor.
The following fact sheets can help you learn more. There are also letter templates that you can use in the event of a spill:
For Business & Trades
For mercury spills inside your home, go to:
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