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1.1 billion people at risk of hearing loss

Some 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of hearing loss due to the unsafe use of personal audio devices, including smartphones, and exposure to damaging levels of sound at noisy entertainment venues such as nightclubs, bars and sporting events, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).


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Howard Leight new FIX-A-FIT guide for iPad®

Poorly fitting earplugs is a major cause of inadequate hearing protection for workers. Honeywell’s new FIX-A-FIT guide for iPad® is a quick, easy and interactive way for safety managers to select, size, and fit earplugs to protect workers from noise-induced hearing loss.


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William (Bill) Murphy, Ph.D., Captain, U.S. Public Health Service, to receive National Hearing Conservation Association’s Outstanding Hearing Conservationist Award

Established in 1990, the Award for Outstanding Hearing Conservationist is awarded to a person whose work is exemplary in our field. It is the pleasure of the National Hearing Conservation Association to announce that this year’s award recipient is William (Bill) Murphy, Ph.D., for his outstanding research, programmatic influence, publications, and other contributions in the area of hearing loss prevention.


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Ohio foundry workers exposed to dangerous noise levels

While operating an industrial machine, a worker at MCM Precision Castings Inc. was exposed to noise levels that averaged 97 decibels, equal to the noise of a jackhammer, over his eight-hour shift. Employees of the Weston, Ohio-based company were also exposed to dangerously high noise levels and crystalline silica dust, a cause of chronic lung disease, OSHA has found.


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Only two weeks left to enter EHS products in two top contests

ISHN Reader’s Choice & Safety 2015 Attendee Choice Awards submissions window closing soon

The deadline for entering EHS-related products in the ISHN 2015 Readers' Choice Awards and the ASSE Safety 2015 Attendee Choice Awards is fast approaching. Now in their third year, both awards programs are gaining momentum and have earned a reputation as an effective way for winning companies to boost their industry profiles.


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Radians makes key strategic consolidation

Radians, Inc., a leading manufacturer of quality personal protective equipment, announced that they will break ground this spring on an 80,000 square foot expansion of their existing Memphis operations where they recently installed state-of-the-art warehouse automation equipment allowing for high volume order processing.


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Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Changes to NFPA 70E® – What You Need to Know

NFPA ® for Electrical Safety in the Workplace is revised every three years, providing the most up-to-date requirements for safe work practices to reduce exposure to electrical hazards. This program analyzes several significant changes in 70E ® and is designed to clarify the reasoning behind the changes, and assist in determining how the changes impact employees and employers.

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Check out ISHN's March issue, which features articles about moisture wicking technology, toxic gas detection and fall protection.

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

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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For Distributors Only - January 2015

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For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. 

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