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Health hazard evaluation report: HETA-97-0255-2735, Forest Park Police Department, Forest Park, Ohio.
Harney JM; Barsan ME
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HETA 97-0255-2735, 1999 Apr; :1-25
On June 30, 1997, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) received a Health Hazard Evaluation (HHE) request from an employer representative of the Forest Park Police Department (FPPD). The requester was concerned for potential exposure to lead among range users. NIOSH investigators originally assigned to this HHE request conducted a walk-through evaluation on July 14, 1997, and a more thorough industrial hygiene evaluation on July 29, 1997. In November 1998, this HHE was reassigned because of personnel changes within NIOSH. Subsequently, a walk-through survey of the police firing range was conducted by the new hygienist on November 4, 1998, and further evaluations were conducted on December 10th and 21st, 1998.
Region 5; Health-hazard-evaluation; HETA; Lead; Firing-range; Air-sampling; Ventilation; Blood-lead-levels; Law-enforcement-personnel; Author Keywords: police; indoor firing range; IFR; lead; ventilation; wipe sampling; blood lead levels; BLLs; inhalable sampler; IOM sampler
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