Elemental Mercury Basics and Response provides information on the misunderstood properties of mercury and insight into addressing issues related to sites contaminated with mercury: regulations, response, monitoring, health concerns, toxicology, and cleanup. The seminar focuses primarily on complex residential contamination sites. Participants will be able to download a detailed guidebook and checklist that will assist them through all phases of a cleanup at a residential site contaminated with mercury, from initial notification through final restoration. The seminar will discuss the complexities of issues associated with mercury cleanups, and the difficulties responders have encountered and successes they have achieved.
Participants will also be able to download guidance and examples of mercury outreach and education materials that have been prepared over the years to better educate responders, health professionals, and the public.