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Lead exposure and design considerations for indoor firing ranges.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-130, 1975 Dec; :1-33
Health hazards found in many indoor firing ranges are discussed. Nine indoor firing ranges were surveyed and data are given for airborne lead concentrations, noise levels, and ventilation rates. Recommendations are made for design and maintenance of the facility, personal protection of the users, and protection of the range officer from psychological as well as physical stresses.
NIOSH-Author; Noise-pollution; Noise-control; Air-contamination; Safety-measures; Air-quality-measurement; Psychological-stress; Heavy-metals; Psychological-effects
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-130
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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