1.1 Some facilities require that personnel entering designatedareas be screened for concealed weapons and other metallicmaterials. Also, personnel exiting designated areas are oftenscreened for metallic shielding material and other types ofmetallic contraband. Walk-through metal detectors are widely usedto implement these requirements. This guide describes variouselements to be considered when planning to install walk-throughmetal detectors.
1.2 This guide is not intended to set performance levels, nor isit intended to limit or constrain operational technologies.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safetyconcerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibilityof the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety andhealth practices and determine the applicability of regulatorylimitations prior to use.