In the Urals in the apartment during the repair of mercury dripped from the ceiling

© Photo : Alexander Ponemos Mercury. Archive photoIn the Urals in the apartment during the repair of mercury dripped from the ceiling© Photo : Alexander Ponemos

Specialists removed the mercury, which dripped from the ceiling during the repair in one of apartments in the city of Krasnoturinsk in Sverdlovsk region, told RIA Novosti on Friday the representative of GUMCHS in the region.

Earlier the newspaper «Evening Krasnoturyinsk» reported that the incident occurred in one of apartments of the house №30 along the street and Utilities. When installing the mounts under the chandelier experts, stringing the ceiling, drilled holes, and from them flowed the liquid. Falling to the floor, she flowed, and began to form into balls. A little later, the balls began to attract to each other.

«The woman turned 26 November Edinaya dezhurno-dispatching service (EDDS). The place was left the staff of the EDDS, and our staff went. The main part (of mercury) are employees with debris was thrown, it dropped the ceiling repair. Left between the planks mercury. They called the company «Ural-EKO» from Ekaterinburg, which carried out the decontamination. Now everything is resolved,» — said the representative GUMCHS.

According to her, 28 November the measurements were made. Exceedances of mercury is not fixed.

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