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PIP latest innovations

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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

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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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Dial down the decibels: How to reduce noise exposures in construction zones

By Katherine McCarthy
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Every year, about 30 million people in the U.S. are occupationally exposed to hazardous noise that can lead to noise-induced hearing loss.


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Chromium, noise and fall hazards found at NY extruding plant

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OSHA has proposed $53,000 in fines for 11 serious violations against a New York manufacturer that exposed its workers to multiple hazards at its Fonda, NY facility.


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Temp & full-time workers exposed to unguarded machinery, other hazards at Ala. factory

OSHA cites Sterilite Corp., staffing agency unsafe conditions
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OSHA has cited Sterilite Corp., doing business as Sterilite of Alabama LLC, and Marathon Staffing Corp. Inc., for 13 safety and health violations. OSHA initiated the January 2013 inspection at Sterilite's plastics manufacturing facility in Birmingham as part of its National Emphasis Program on Amputations and regional emphasis program to limit worker exposure to high noise levels. Proposed penalties total $49,000.


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New -- Howard Leight Hearing Protection Products Mini-Guide for iPad®

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The new, free Howard Leight Hearing Protection Products Mini-Guide for iPad® helps safety managers select the right fit in earplugs and earmuffs for every worker in every environment.


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Tips to protect highway workers from the neck up

By Kevin Beckerdite
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Each year during peak construction season, approximately 20 percent of America’s highway system is under construction, according to the National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse.


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How snow shovelers were exposed to fall, fire and electrical hazards

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An OSHA investigation initiated in response to a complaint that employees of TLD Ace Corp. were exposed to falls while removing snow from the plant's roof found additional hazards at the facility.


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Honeywell’s Howard Leight FirmFit earplugs provide great comfort and hearing protection

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Honeywell’s new Howard Leight FirmFit™ earplugs feature a softer, more comfortable fit and better noise protection than most leading classic-style foam earplugs.


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How to improve communication in noisy environments

By Susan Cooper and Matt Morrill
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Noise creates challenges in the workplace well beyond its most basic threat to hearing health.


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