I sold flourescent lamps for 6 years. Among other electrical stuff. There was always a barrel in the warehouse where the broken tubes were kept. The rep would re-imburse us.
Mercury levels around such are like 1 gram per m-3. Most recent safe level is 200 x 10-9. m-3. Or 200 nano grams per
Can’t see or smell it. Stays where it’s at at 200 g mole-1 vs air at 32 g
Sorry no one ever told you. Please let others still working there know
This is very very serious stuff.