September 26, 2022
ATF Q&A: OSHA
Is an explosion proof vacuum a suggestion or requirement on the range? We currently use a Minuteman lead hepa filter vacuum.
There is no specific OSHA requirement for explosion-proof vacuums. However, OSHA has issued citations for using a non-explosion proof vacuum to vacuum-up gunpowder residue.
NSSF Member Webinars
|Presented by Jason Smith, this 3 part course focuses on range safety and health specifically through the lens of the OSHA’s 7 Core Elements and recommendations for workplace safety.||Presented by Erica Moncayo, this course is made up of 3 modules which review three of the most pressing topics safety and health-related topics for ranges.|
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24-Hour Compliance Hotline
NSSF members can greatly benefit from the NSSF’s Retail Member Hotline. The toll-free hotline will bring calls in to the NSSF headquarters on a 24/7 basis. If questions regarding compliance, transactions, legislation or any other topic cannot be answered at the time of the call, an all-out attempt will be made to provide the answer within 24 hours.
NSSF members have exclusive 24/7 access to the NSSF’s Retail Member Hotline. Non-member retailers can view some of the questions that have been asked and answered through this service here.
Compliance Resources for Members
NSSF offers an array of resources and information to help members operate their businesses in compliance with laws and regulations. NSSF’s regulatory compliance resources include articles, newsletters, videos, online training courses, legal and regulatory compliance consultants and more. Log in to access.