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Old 11-18-2012, 09:53 AM   #73
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Originally Posted by rdsmith3 View Post
same here. I remember playing with mercury as a kid.
Originally Posted by Mugwest View Post
man-- talk about a contact Buzz... as i was reading this thread just now with a sinking feeling in my guts at all the stupid hazmat abuse i've done (both for pay and voluntarily), i took a swig of beer and instantly felt clammy, cold-sweaty and sick.

All the same 'old days' acetone and brake cleaner abuse applies. I only started using blue nitrile gloves a few years ago, and sporadically at that.

The damage has been done

prolly a moot point but i'll be minimizing those exposures from now on

excellent reminders here folks
Originally Posted by B.Curvin View Post
Mercury in the garage as a kid etc etc. It's amazing most of us are here to tell the tale.
57. Still weak from Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma (cancer of lymph glands) and chemotherapy last year.

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