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Mercury Elimination Tools & Resources

Background Information

Assessment Tools

  • Health Care Without Harm's List of Mercury-Containing Items in a Hospital Setting (pdf)
  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) provides a list of Mercury Items in Healthcare
  • MWRA / MASCO Mercury Management Guidebook provides a database of mercury-containing items as well as resources on mercury in wastewater.
  • Mercury Assessment Worksheet (xls) was designed to help organizations inventory their mercury-containing devices. This spreadsheet was developed by the California Office of P2 and Technology Development and the California Department of Health Services' Hospital Pollution Prevention Program.
  • Mercury Checklist (pdf): See Sections 5A and 5B from the Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (H2E) Self-Assessment for Facilities

Minimization & Elimination Strategies

Sample Policies & Procedures

Mercury Elimination in Labs

Other Relevant Resources


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