Howard Leight® has officially introduced the new Pilot™ push-in earplug for occupational hearing protection — featuring an innovative hybrid design that combines the performance and cost savings of Quiet® multiple-use earplug with the comfort of Max® single-use earplug to deliver long-wearing comfort and total control over fit, according to a company press release.

"Earplugs should feel good all the time, not just some of the time. That's why we created Pilot," said Renee Bessette, COHC, marketing manager, Howard Leight/Sperian Hearing Protection, LLC. "We have harnessed our knowledge of people-oriented comfort and excellence in polyurethane foam technology to provide workers with the next level of comfort, fit and hearing protection in an earplug."

According to the company, Pilot's ergonomic design provides instant hearing protection upon proper insertion, and defends against additional occupational noise hazards by offering:
  • Simple Fit - Pilot inserts easily into your ear with a simple fingertip twist of the non-obtrusive Navigation Stem for a quick, snug and comfortable fit. Pilot's no-roll insertion delivers instant protection upon proper insertion and there is no wait for the fit to be complete.
  • Great Comfort - Pilot's soft, pearl-skinned Howard Leight polyurethane foam is resilient and easy-to-clean, delivering reliable, long-wearing performance. The Pilot push-in earplug adapts to the shape of the ear canal for a more comfortable fit — for eight minutes or eight hours of hearing protection.
  • Reliable Protection - With an NRR 26 rating, Pilot provides ideal, consistent hearing protection and ensures appropriate attenuation in medium to low noise environments (95 dB or less).
  • Multi-Day Use - Pilot push-in earplugs can be used for up to several work days/shifts without impacting its overall performance and delivers an improved cost-benefit for safety managers who need to manage tight PPE budgets.
"By creating, and improving, innovative hearing protection technology, we continue to honor our commitment to hearing conservation in the workplace and the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss," said Bessette.

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