November 19, 2015:
Compliance for Firing Range Lead Management and Containment.
“Is Your Firing Range Ready for an OSHA Inspection in 2016?”
Below is the full audio replay of the teleconference.
Topic #1: Law Enforcement Case Study: Lead Management Practices for Indoor and Outdoor Police Firing Ranges.
presenter: Jim Barthel, President, MT2, LLC
Police officers are committed to “protect and serve,” but who is protecting them?
MT2 leads battle against lead poisoning to protect law enforcement officers nationwide.
In this section of the call you will learn from multiple case studies focusing on specific police firing ranges.
- How your range can protect officers from lead poisoning
- Learn how lead dust effects your shooters
- Specific policies and procedures to follow that ensure success
Topic #2: Best Management Practices for Lead at Outdoor Shooting Ranges
presenter: Dick Peddicord, PHD
In this section of the call you will learn from the expert who contributed to the U. S. EPA on Best Management Practices for Lead at Outdoor Shooting Ranges, and wrote NSSF’s guidance on Environmental Aspects of Construction and Management of Outdoor Shooting Ranges.
- Regulatory and scientific aspects of shooting into water and wetlands
- Minimizing potential effects on water quality in streams, ponds, and other water bodies near ranges
- Environmental effects of clay targets
- Proper recycling and management of bullets, shot, wads, hulls, and clay target remains
- Minimizing public perceptions that lead to environmental concerns
- Keeping bullets, shot, wads, hulls, and clay target remains on the range property where they can be managed
EPA. 2005. Best Management Practices for Lead at Outdoor Shooting Ranges. EPA-902-B-01-001. EPA Division of Enforcement and Compliance Assistance, RCRA
Compliance Branch, 290 Broadway, 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10007-1866. January 2001 (revised June 2005). Download from http://www.epa.gov/region2/waste/leadshot
NSSF. 1997. Environmental Aspects of Construction and Management of Outdoor Shooting Ranges. Facilitates Development Series No. 2. National Shooting Sports Foundation, Facilities Development Division, 11 Mile Hill Road, Newtown, CT 06470-2359. 1997. Download from http://www.nssf.org/ranges/PDF/ASR_catalog.pdf. Publication #FD-2/709.
Topic #3: Are You Ready for an OSHA Inspection in 2016? Learn About Compliance for Firing Range Lead Management & Containment
In this section of the call, you will learn about the complex regulations and compliance issues that firing ranges face, the session will cover topics such as minimizing lead exposure for employees, vetting a lead reclamation company, and waste management and disposal best-practices.
- Discover the legal ramifications of:
- Lawsuits from current or former employees or from your shooters
- Lawsuits from your nearby community from lead dust & Proximity Contamination
- Employee blood monitoring. Necessary? Legal?
- OSHA filing requirements and process.