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Health Risks of Lead Exposure for Military Firing-Range Personnel:  New Report


Potential Health Risks to DOD Firing-Range Personnel From Recurrent Lead Exposure, a new report from the National Research Council, examines potential health risks to firing-range instructors and other U.S. Department of Defense personnel who experience recurring environmental exposures to lead.



Advance copies will be available to reporters only beginning at 10 a.m. EST Monday, Dec. 3.  The report is embargoed and not for public release before 2 p.m. EST Dec. 3.  To obtain an embargoed copy, contact the National Academies’ Office of news and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail