Exposure to Lead and Noise at Indoor Firing Ranges

 

April 2008
NIOSH Docket Number 128

This NIOSH Alert presents five case reports that document lead and noise exposures of law enforcement officers and students. The Alert examines firing range operations, exposure assessment and control methods, existing regulations, and exposure standards and guidelines.

Final Document

NIOSH Alert Preventing Occupational Exposure to Lead and Noise at Indoor Firing Ranges; 4/1/09pdf icon [PDF – 839 KB]

Materials Under Evaluation

Draft NIOSH Alert, Preventing Occupational Exposures to Lead and Noise at Indoor Firing Ranges; 11/01/07pdf icon [PDF – 9,510 KB]

Notice of Draft Document Available for Public Comment; 73 FR 20927; 04/17/08pdf icon [PDF – 83 KB]

Submissions in Order of Receipt

Submission to the docket from Geiger (OPNAV Safety Liaison Office Code N09FB) – 04/12/08pdf icon [PDF – 631 KB]

Submission to the docket from Metcalf (Metcalf Range Consulting ) – 04/22/08pdf icon [PDF – 1,003 KB]

Submission to the docket from Burke (Penn State University) – 05/02/08pdf icon [PDF – 184 KB]

Submission to the docket from Grady (Washington State Department of Labor & Industries/DOSH) – 05/02/08pdf icon [PDF – 217 KB]

Submission to the docket from Cameron (California Department of Justice) – 05/07/08pdf icon [PDF – 3,730 KB]

Submission to the docket from Melville (Global Well-being Services) – 05/07/08pdf icon [PDF – 202 KB]

Submission to the docket from Sharrow (Anchorage School District) – 05/07/08pdf icon [PDF – 161 KB]

Submission to the docket from Veckman (Comprehensive Environmental Assessments) – 05/07/08pdf icon [PDF – 154 KB]

Submission to the docket from private person – 05/09/08pdf icon [PDF – 459 KB]

Submission to the docket from Mullins (Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Occupational & Environmental Medicine Directorate (OEM)) – 05/20/08pdf icon [PDF – 339 KB]

Submission to the docket from Rabin (Massachusetts Department of Labor) – 05/29/08pdf icon [PDF – 251 KB]

Submission to the docket from Greiner (Meggitt Training Systems) – 06/24/08pdf icon [PDF – 222 KB]

Submission to the docket from Dozois (Massachusetts Consultation Program) – 06/26/08pdf icon [PDF – 405 KB]

Submission to the docket from Woods (Fibertec Industrial Hygiene Services, Inc.) – 06/26/08pdf icon [PDF – 230 KB]

Submission to the docket from Bott (Range Ventilation Design, Inc.) – 06/30/08pdf icon [PDF – 258 KB]

Submission to the docket from DiBartolomeis (California Department of Public Health) – 06/30/08pdf icon [PDF – 2,990 KB]

Submission to the docket from Patterson (National Association of Shooting Ranges) – 06/30/08pdf icon [PDF – 2,320 KB]

Submission to the docket from McGlothlin (NGB-ARS) – 12/15/08pdf icon

NIOSH Response to public comments – 5/12/09pdf icon [PDF – 58,010 KB]

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