If for any reason you have a suspicion that your apartment, office or other premises are contaminated with mercury, the mercury vapor measurement service is a necessary measure in order to maintain your health and prevent serious consequences of infection. For this, a device that detects the presence of mercury is used. The source is determined by mercury vapor. Professional measurement of mercury vapor is carried out only with the help of a specialized gas analyzer such as UKR-1MTs or EGRA01. according to MUK 4.1.1468-03.
You should not be careless about a broken thermometer or an energy-saving light bulb – mercury is an extremely dangerous metal that can cause damage to internal organs, and at high concentrations – death. Therefore, waiting for symptoms to appear is reckless and fraught with consequences!
Should be remembered: Maximum allowable concentration of residential premises 0.0003 mg/m³, or 300 ng/m3
Small metal particles, which at first glance seem harmless and easy to eliminate, are actually very dangerous! Mercury begins to spread very quickly throughout the room already at +18°C, and only professional experts can remove its vapors. Airing, general cleaning and other independent measures will be ineffective, since the microparticles scattered throughout the room cannot be completely removed – they are invisible to the eye and have no smell. The only reasonable way out is to carry out a complete neutralization of mercury, followed by measurement of its vapors.
If you regularly inhale mercury vapor, even at low concentrations, this can lead to serious problems.:
Do not wait for the first symptoms – damage by mercury vapor is almost irreversible! By calling the demercurization specialists in time, you can save your health, and in some cases, your life! Measure mercury vapor immediately!
On your own – nothing! Just open the windows, collect the thermometer fragments and mercury balls with a piece of paper (of course, wearing rubber gloves), put it all in a jar with a lid and leave this room before the arrival of specialists. No need to try to deal with the incident yourself – for this there are specially trained people who will help keep you safe!
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Read more about mercury poisoning: Signs of mercury poisoning
Measurement of mercury vapor is necessary both before and after demercurization. Primary measurements will help to find the most infected areas and treat them with the highest quality, and subsequent measurements will help to control the effectiveness of demercurization and make sure the premises are safe.
When ordering the “measurement + demercurization” complex, you have the right to count on the following list of services:
Specialists of “Expert-Mercury” regularly undergo training, allowing them to use modern developments and the most effective methods for removing mercury vapor from the premises and control measurements. Turning to us, you can be sure of the quality of the mercury vapor measurement service and the effectiveness of demercurization, which means the safety of your premises and the preservation of health from harmful mercury!