Heavy metals and cyanides used in the plating industry are dangerous to the health of employees and can be brought home on clothing thus affecting others. Children and pregnant women are more susceptible to the health risks of heavy metals.
This bulletin highlights pollution prevention opportunities for increasing the success, competitiveness, and overall resilience of metal finishing businesses.You may need Adobe Reader to view files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Metal Finishing Sector Insights Bulletin (PDF)(2 pp, 547 K, September 2016)