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During the current COVID-19 crisis, we are constantly reminded to wear our mask and wash our hands.  If you are a gun hobbyist, this should […]

Posted on February 13, 2020 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News, Shooting

A shooting range in Orlando has paid $8,551 in OSHA fines for safety violations having to do with lead.  This was actually a settlement of […]

Nonprofit publication Capital & Main has reported that a building which housed a shooting range, as well as a children’s’ gymnastics center has closed due […]

National Public Radio (NPR) published an informative article last year in regards to the hazards of lead dust at firing ranges.  In the high-speed photograph […]

The statewide ban on lead ammo for hunting goes into effect this coming Monday, July 1st, 2019.  According to the Center for Biological Diversity, the […]

    The New Zealand Medical Journal recently published the letter “Firearms and lead” from researchers stating more awareness is needed in regards to the […]

Exposure to lead dust and fumes at the firing range can present a potential health risk to shooters, firearm instructors, other range employees and their […]

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A local news channel in Nashville, TN is reporting on a shooting range employee who is suffering from lead poisoning.  After weeks of working at […]

Exposure to lead dust and fumes at the firing range can present a potential health risk to shooters, firearm instructors, other range employees and their […]

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The news from Japan during the past month has been tragic:  the terrible loss of life and devastation caused by the earthquake and tsunami, and […]

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