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Refining Precious Metals

This is a three video set addressing some safety issues of precious metals refining. Mercury is in our ore. When we recover gold and silver, we also recover mercury. Mercury is toxic, and elevated levels of it are harmful to the body. We have to protect our personnel from the hazards associated with it, and we have to protect the environment as well.

  • Health and Safety Procedures During Maintenance Operations in Precious Metal Refining

  • Health Hazards and Controls in Precious Metals Refining

  • Personal Protective Equipment in Precious Metals Refining