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Pollution Prevention for Physicians

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Pollution Prevention Program (NHPPP) partnered with the New Hampshire Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons to promote the proper management and recycling of mercury-containing devices.

The partnership conducted a survey to evaluate the medical community's level of awareness about mercury devices and number of mercury-containing intraocular pressure reducers Adobe Acrobat Reader Symboland sphygmomanometers in use. In 2005, New Hampshire had 54 licensed ophthalmologists practicing at 18 medical offices. Seventy-eight percent of medical offices responded to the survey.

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  • NHDES Pollution Prevention Program
    29 Hazen Drive; PO Box 95
    Concord, NH 03302-0095
    (603) 271-6460
    nhppp@des.nh.gov

 

 

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NH Department of Environmental Services | 29 Hazen Drive | PO Box 95 | Concord, NH 03302-0095
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