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Hearing protection that enables communication in noisy NASCAR environments, cutomizable respiratory protection and new cut resistant gloves were the top EHS-related products featured on ISHN.com this week.
3M announces a collaborative effort with Racing Electronics that has resulted in a newly designed, two-way communications headset. Roush Fenway Racing and the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion driven by Greg Biffle were the first to use the new communications headset in NASCAR racing action at the Daytona International Speedway Feb. 15-23. Ideally suited for the racetrack, the headset will help improve sound clarity between racecar drivers and their crews.
ComSTAR is a new generation of full duplex wireless that allow up to eight users to talk simultaneously. These revolutionary headsets feature a self contained, “All in One” design and do not require cables or belt pack transceivers.
Gordon Hempton, an acoustic ecologist with a passion for the pursuit of quiet places, will be presented with the National Hearing Conservation Association’s Media Award in Las Vegas, NV, in March, 2014.
3M names Frank Little as Executive Vice President of Safety and Graphics Business and Ashish Khandpur Vice President and General Manager, Personal Safety Division
3M has named Frank Little executive vice president of 3M's Safety and Graphics business. In this role, Little will oversee more than 40 major platforms, including respiratory protection, hearing protection, fall protection, passive fire protection, protective eyewear, head and face protection, reflective materials and graphics for traffic control and guidance, commercial hand and floor pads, and other adjacent solutions.
The EHS year in review, dangerous noise, ASSE extends its global reach and the explosion of a train carrying crude oil in North Dakota were among this week’s top stories on ISHN.com.