Employers may be unaware of the potential hazards of indium, which is highly toxic.Indium is a soft, malleable metal generally used in other or alloys or used for surface protection. There are health risks that both workers and employers should be aware.
In the recent past, two reported cases of indium exposure and one indium-related death occurred at a Rhode Island facility. Information about indium-related diseases and other helpful steps are included in the event of indium exposure.
Download this safety alert in English or Spanish to read about the health risks associated with indium.