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Indoor Ranges: Reduce Lead Levels with HEPA Vacuums

September 8, 2015   11:00 am
There are an estimated 16,000 to 18,000 indoor firing ranges in the United States. Law enforcement officials as well as hobbyists use these ranges to sharpen their skills. Many indoor ranges are located in urban areas and due to the confined spaces are at higher risk of exposing employees and customers to hazardous noise and […] Read More   >

Indoor Firing Ranges: Reduce Lead Exposure with a HEPA-Filtered Vacuum Cleaner

August 29, 2013   10:16 am
While firing ranges expose users and employees to certain obvious hazards, people often forget about the risk of lead exposure from dust and/or fumes that are released into the air when a gun is fired. The reduction of lead exposure is a OSHA high strategic priority as it is a leading cause of workplace illness, and violating the […] Read More   >

EPA’s Lead RRP Changes…again

October 6, 2011   7:14 am
Nearly a year after the EPA's Lead RRP took effect, the agency is still making changes. Read More   >

Big Changes to the EPA RRP Lead Rule: Summary

July 20, 2011   9:52 am
On July 15th, the EPA re-released an updated version of the Lead RRP rule. Read More   >

Is the Lead RRP RIP?

March 30, 2011   12:07 pm
Since the EPA's Lead RRP rule went into effect, there's been little news of enforcement. Read More   >
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