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BUMEDINST 6260.30A Pertains to what instrution?
Mercury control program for dental treatment spaces.
The purpose of the BUMEDINST 6260.30A is to what?
Establish minimum handling procedures for elemental mercury in dental treartment spaces to minimize personnel exsopure and enviromental contamination.
Mercury vaporizes at what temp?
Room temp
Amalgam scraps can be stored dry without exceeding any personnel exposure level for mercury vapors in the breathing zone of dentist and technicians.

(A) True
(B) False
True
What kind of solution is use as decontaminate mercury spills?
HGX
Work surfaces shall be made of what type of material?
Impervious stainless steal or plastics
Who may disassemble an amalgamator for servicing?
Qualified dental repair technician
What type of technique shall be utilized for handling amalgam?
No-touch
The permissible exposure limit to mercury exposure is?
0.05 milligrams per cubic meter of air
How often should the amalgamator be inspected for mercury globules and cleaned?
Weekly
What kind of disposal procedure is required for items contaminated with trace amounts of mercury?
Regular
Dental amalgam scraps stored dry without vapor suppressant solution is considered what kind of waste?
Non-hazardous waste
What are the three routes of mercury contamination?
Ingested, Absorption through the skin, Inhalation
Amalgam scraps can be stored dry without exceeding any personnel exposure level for mercury vapors in the breathing zone of dentist and technicians. Ture or False
True
All dental scraps shall be transferred to the ______________in a tightly closed non-breakable container.
DRMO
How do you label Dental Scrap for transfer?
Label container as “Non-Hazardous Dental Scrap Metal.”
Dental amalgam is an intermetallic compound comprised of ?
Various proportions of silver, copper, tin, and zinc alloy mixed with pure mercury.
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROGRAM
TO ESTABLISH HANDLING PROCEDURES AND TO MINIMIZE PERSONNEL EXPOSURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION
WHO DOES BUMEDINST. 6260.30A APPLY TO?
DENTAL PERSONNEL WORKING IN DENTAL SPACES ASHORE AND AFLOAT
EXPOSURE TO MERCURY VAPORS HAVE BEEN GREATLY REDUCED BY WHAT
PRE-ENCAPSULATED AMALGAM