Dental Practice Mercury Testing
Affordable Dental PracticeMercury Screening
MI USA has made it affordable you to easily prove and defend that your dental practice is compliant with the OSHA & NIOSH (REL) recommended
exposure limits for mercury vapor in the workplace. Get the protection and assurance you need today by calling us at 303-972-3740
Even If You Do Not Place
When you remove it,
you are Still at Risk!
,When you remove it, you are Still at Risk!
· One of our customers had not placed an amalgam in over 12 years and had an unacceptable level at his mercury trap
· We fixed the problem and got his practice to an acceptable level in under an hour!
· 10% of dentists have 10X the average level of mercury and
· 1% of dentists have 30X greater mercury levels than the average person!
Mercury vapor is Odorless, Colorless and cannot be seen!
The only way to know if your mercury traps, amalgam separators and high speed vacuums are functioning properly is to get tested!
We offer an affordable, clean, fast and 100% confidential service to your office.
Prove that you are not part of the mercury problem by calling today!
We provide a certificate that proves your Best Method Practices (BMP) are working properly!
With over 27 years of experience and customers such as
· US Navy
· US Army
· US Dept. of Energy
· US EPA
· Lockheed Martin
Serving every industry that has any connection to mercury from Coal Power Plants and Gold Mining to Neon sign makers we now make it affordable by “Bringing the Lab” to your office with our portable CVAAS analyzer. We now make it easy and affordable for every dentist to ensure they are not exposing themselves, their employees or their patients to mercury.
Our customers generally frame our certificate and place it on the front counter or place it next to their diploma as a symbol of pride for their environmental concerns and especially for their patients’ health!
Mike Shinn at Mercury Instruments USA
Protect your business against frivolous lawsuits
According to the ADA COUNCIL ON SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS, Dentists are to “Periodically check the dental operatory atmosphere for mercury vapor”
Ensure that your office is in compliance with “the OSHA and NIOSH exposure limits for mercury vapor in the workplace”
Comfort your employees and clients
100% CONFIDENTIAL SERVICE Dental Mercury Screening
With public concerns related to mercury becoming more common, it is essential to have a partner that you can trust with your mercury compliance needs.
Although it is unusual, if we identify mercury in excess of acceptable levels, we will provide you with a free and completely confidential consultation regarding the available options for removal and decontamination.
We use several affordable, safe, and scientifically proven methods to lower mercury vapor to acceptable levels.
Once your mercury levels are below the NIOSH (REL) recommended exposure limit, we will provide you with a “NIOSH Mercury Compliant” certificate.
Your data will be held in strict confidence and only released with your written consent.
Our knowledge, experience, and the use of state of the art mercury screening equipment to certify that your dental office is compliant with the NIOSH exposure limit for mercury. After your office has been screened with the Mercury Tracker 3000, which utilizes cold vapor atomic absorption spectrometry, the only EPA validated technique for mercury vapor analysis; one of our certified mercury analysts will review your data and provide you with a comprehensive data report. If mercury levels are below the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s exposure limit of 50 μg/m3 averaged over an eight-hour work shift, over a 40-hour work week, you will receive a “NIOSH Mercury Compliant” certificate.
Additional Reasons to become compliant:
Reassure your Employees & Clients
Prove that your equipment is functioning properly
Ethically, it’s the right thing to do!
We furnish you with the data that proves you are in compliance with the “ADA Council on scientific affairs recommendations” as well as the NIOSH and OSHA exposure limits! We furnish you with the data that proves you are in compliance with the “ADA Council on scientific affairs recommendations” as well as the NIOSH and OSHA exposure limits!
OSHA’s “permissible exposure limit for mercury vapor is 100 μg/m3 “ OSHA states “A worker's exposure to mercury vapor shall at no time exceed this ceiling level”
NIOSH has a recommended exposure limit (REL) for mercury vapor of no more than 50 μg/m3 (TWA) over a 40 hour work week
ADA says that Dentists are to “Periodically check the dental operatory atmosphere for mercury vapor”
What proof do you have to show that you are in compliance with any of these mercury standards?
MI USA will supply you with scientifically defendable data to confirm your compliance.
SOURCES OF MERCURY IN THE DENTAL OFFICE
According to the ADA, “Dental personnel potentially can be exposed to mercury through direct skin contact with mercury (or freshly mixed dental amalgam) or through exposure to the following potential sources of mercury vapors: accidental mercury spills; malfunctioning amalgamators, leaky amalgam capsules or malfunctioning bulk mercury dispensers (although the ADA recommends against the use of bulk elemental mercury); tritration, placement and condensation of amalgam; polishing or removal of amalgam; vaporization of mercury from contaminated instruments; and open storage of amalgam scrap or used capsules.”
In business for 24 years, Mercury Instruments USA (MI USA) is a leading supplier of mercury monitoring and testing equipment. You can rest assured that our mercury screening process is performed with the highest level of integrity using the world’s finest scientific instrumentation by the most qualified mercury analysts.
Other Confidential Services:
Mercury Spill Cleanup
Mercury Awareness Training
Mercury Device Removal
Personal Mercury Test Kits
A brief list of satisfied clients:
US Dept. of Energy
US Geological Survey
University of Colorado
University of Florida
University of Kentucky
University of Missouri
University of California
Louisiana State University