Journal of Toxicology / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Determination of Mercury Exposure among Dental Health Workers in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Thailand

Table 2

Environmental mercury vapor samplings and percentage of mercury airborne levels exceeded (% OELs).

Personal and area samplings µg/m3 TWA
MeanMedianMinMaxNumber of mercury airborne levels exceeded
(% OELs)

Chairs249.425.700.2031.102 (8.3)
Amalgam storages1719.2818.0010.0029.006 (35.3)
Preparation areas178.8810.500.7020.502 (11.8)
Total areas samplings588.586.400.2029.0010/58 (17.3)
Personal air samplings12415.6012.202.0038.0022/124 (17.7)