Hazman Environmental Training Services
Bringing hazardous material training into the 21st century

Mercury Awareness

Mercury was used in many products over time - thermostats, lights, and other products. What makes it so hazardous?  How do we test for it?  And how do we protect ourselves when we handle it?

This course covers the basics of mercury - what it is, why it was used, what it was used in, and how to protect against unnecessary exposures.

This course consists of the following topics:

  • Origins and History of mercury (Where and why it was used)
  • Where mercury can be encountered
  • How mercury can affect health
  • Testing for mercury
  • Regulations regarding mercury
  • Methods of dealing with mercury (Controls)
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Quiz
Upon successful completion of a quiz, a certificate of completion is issued.

Cost of course: $120

Estimated time to complete: 4-8 hours