New SAAMI® Publication Addresses Workplace and Home Safety: ‘Take-Home Lead Hazards’

New SAAMI® Publication Addresses Workplace and Home Safety: ‘Take-Home Lead Hazards’

Take Home Lead HazardsSHELTON, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute®, Inc., (SAAMI), has released its latest publication, “Take-Home Lead Hazards,” detailing steps for minimizing lead exposure in the workplace and specifically for take-home lead which can expose family members to this material.

This comprehensive guide provides invaluable insights into mitigating lead exposure within ammunition manufacturing, testing facilities, and shooting ranges.

Key highlights of “Take-Home Lead Hazards” include:

  • Understanding the risks associated with lead exposure
  • Compliance with OSHA’s lead standard
  • Recent changes in EPA & HUD lead clearance levels
  • State-specific requirements and regulations
  • Best practices for lead exposure prevention

“This resource underscores SAAMI’s commitment to safety at every level of the firearm and ammunition industry,” said Joe Bartozzi, SAAMI President and CEO. “We recognize the importance of safeguarding not only the employees within our industry but also their families and loved ones from lead exposure. ‘Take-Home Lead Hazards’ equips manufacturers with the knowledge and tools they need to protect their workforce and ensure compliance with the latest safety standards.”

Find the posted document and other advisories in the SAAMI library of informational publications and advisories at:


The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute, founded in 1926 at the request of the federal government, is dedicated to creating and promulgating technical, performance and safety standards for firearms, ammunition and components, and is committed to being the preeminent global resource for the safe and responsible transportation, storage and use of these products.


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