The Zephyr dielectric ear muff weighs only 5 ounces for lightweight comfort. The patented, contoured headband features a slotless “no snag” design. Bright yellow ear cups provide high visibility for easy compliance checks. Tasco Corp., Riverside, RI.
North Safety Products has introduced Com-fit AB™, reusable earplugs made of surgical grade silicone rubber. The earplugs are engineered with advanced Microban® antimicrobial product protection, which guards against degradation from microorganisms for the full life of the product. North Safety Products, Cranston, RI.
E-A-R’s disposable foam earplug now comes with a patented bright orange fitting band to provide a visual check that earplugs are properly inserted to receive maximum protection. The SuperFit 33™ offers the highest NRR rating available from an accredited lab (33dB). Aearo Co./E-A-R, Indiapolis, IN.
Savox® noise-com® from Howard Leight offers all-in-one hearing protection and communication. It allows workers to use their current hand portable radio or cellular phone for communication in high noise environments. The unit slips easily into any ear muff and can then be used as either Push to Talk (PTT) or Voice Activated (VOX) by simply flipping the switch. Howard Leight Industries, San Diego, CA.
American Allsafe is now offering Hellberg communication and hearing protection, which promotes better on-the-job communication and 100% wearing time. The wide range of headsets comes in a variety of styles. American Allsafe Co., Tonawanda, NY.
ASI offers an array of health testing services, including: hearing, vision, pulmonary function, respirator clearance, respirator fit, mobile medical surveillance, health assessment, and more. Mobile units provide on-site testing and several employees can be tested simultaneously. ASI Health Services, Dallas, TX.
Magid EP200 earplugs offer NRR 29 protection from damaging noise with moderate attenuation at low frequencies to maximize communication ability. They feature a soft vinyl foam with slow expansion for a good seal. Magid Glove and Safety Mfg. Co., LLC, Chicago, IL.
Quest Technologies has introduced the Model 210 sound level meter, an easy-to-use Type 2 meter. Its user-friendly benefits include a large LCD display that provides readings in 0.1 dB increments, a measuring range of 40 to 130 dB, max hold function, and a choice of fast or slow response. Quest Technologies, Inc., Oconomowoc, WI.
The CUE (Custom Universal Earset) is a lightweight device with both the microphone and receiver built into the ear pieces, which can be adapted to most two-way radios. The CUE ear set was designed to provide a comfortable, lightweight alternative to a headset with boom microphone. CavCom Inc., Kansas City, MO.
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Among the articles in the October 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we answer questions on dangerous dusts, discuss respiratory protection programs and the risks and benefits of smoke tubes, and learn how to get creative with training programs.