Articles Tagged with ''hearing protection''

The baby boomer workforce confronts age-related hearing loss

Hearing loss can be caused by a number of factors, including exposure to high noise levels and aging. Conductive losses are losses where sound isn't carried from the outside environment; it is not conducted inward, perhaps due to earwax or fluid behind the ear, a hole in the eardrum, or otosclerosis where the bones don't vibrate.

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Hearing loss victims often wait seven years before seeking treatment

On average, a person experiencing difficulty hearing waits seven years before doing anything about it, according to studies. An ear that hasn’t been stimulated due to untreated hearing loss can actually lose some of its ability to understand speech, according to health experts.

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Jerome to serve as NHCA president-elect

The National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) has appointed James Jerome to serve as president-elect, due to the recent appointment of Kristy Casto as NHCA president. The change was effective Oct. 31.

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Impulse noise can do more damage than harm your hearing

Impulse noise can be a dangerous distraction as well as an obvious hazard to one’s hearing.

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Top products of the week

Industrial lighting, hearing protection and anti-fog safety eyewear were among the top EHS-related products featured on this week.

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New 3M Peltor Tactical Earplug addresses top service-related disability

Device gives military users a digital earplug with tactical communications, situational awareness and hearing protection capabilities

Hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing in the ears) are the two most common service-related disabilities, according to the Department of Defense’s Hearing Center of Excellence (HCE). To give troops and their commanders more options for protecting hearing while maintaining a degree of environmental hearing, 3Mis introducing the Peltor Tactical Earplug for military and law enforcement applications.

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Top products of the week

Glove protection that keeps you warm and offers you FR protection and reusable ear plugs with contouring for comfort were this week’s top EHS-related products featured on

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Elvex® Quattro™ reusable ear plugs - now with 27 NRR!

The Quattro™ reusable earplug has a softer feel, improved design and a 27 NRR!  Our 4 flange contoured design delivers superior fit, comfort, easy insertion/removal and hygienic handling.

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PIP latest innovations

Protective Industrial Products, Inc. is proud to introduce its latest product innovations: PIP’s has partnered with Hellberg Safety AB to produce its exclusive line of SECURE™ Hearing Protective Ear Muffs. Our goal is to offer customers a lineup of products that are comfortable, affordable and stand up to the task.

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Hearing conservation award nominations deadline is Sept. 8

In 2007, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) partnered with the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) to create a series of awards for excellence or innovation in hearing loss prevention.

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The Cause and Cure for Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a serious issue. This webinar will explore the types and sources of driver distraction, human factors that lead to distraction and the effect current laws have on the problem.

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2014 November

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A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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