Evaluation of ESOH Related Mission Risks
Lead was added to the emerging contaminants program's 'Action List' October 13, 2009. More information will be forthcoming and posted on this site when it becomes available.
NAS Report: Potential Health Risks to DOD Firing-Range Personnel (PDF)
In light of improved knowledge about the hazards posed by occupational lead exposure, the Department of Defense (DOD) asked the National Research Council to evaluate potential health risks related to recurrent lead exposure of firing-range personnel. Specifically, DOD asked the National Research Council to determine whether current exposure standards for lead on DOD firing ranges protect their workers adequately and to evaluate potential risk-assessment options.