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Mercury Effects on Human Health
Hosted by Northwest Environmental Training Center

Both organic and elemental mercury create a wide spectrum of human health concerns. Mercury spills cost public and private entities millions of dollars a year in cleanup and health care costs. This series of courses addresses concerns mercury causes by providing participants with a foundation in the science of environmental mercury and presents solutions for mitigating the impacts of this ubiquitous contaminant.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

Identify sources of mercury that can adversely affect human health in both outdoor and indoor environments.
Understand basic elemental and organic mercury toxicology.
Assess critical pathways for reducing mercury release into the environment.
Assess pathways of human exposure to mercury and understand how to prevent exposure to mercury.
Explain the scientific basis for mercury and human health regulatory standards and other comparison values.
Understand how to prevent exposure to mercury.

Registration: $250
You may register via the registration button above or by calling the Northwest Environmental Training Center at 425-270-3274.

For general information contact Jade Sepolen via e-mail at

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