Articles in Category: Hearing Protection

The negative impact of noise exposure: beyond hearing loss

The negative impact of noise exposure: beyond hearing loss

Despite decades of regulations, noise-induced hearing loss continues to be one of the most prevalent workplace injuries in many industries.  While damage to hearing is the well-known result of overexposure to hazardous noise, there are a number of other physiologic and behavioral effects of hazardous noise.  In this interview with Brad Witt, audiologist and Director of Hearing Conservation at Honeywell Safety Products, we discuss some of those other effects, their causes and solutions.

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Honeywell Trustfit Pod Earplugs: Trustworthy, Practical and Comfortable

Honeywell Trustfit Pod Earplugs: Trustworthy, Practical and Comfortable

Honeywell Safety Products is a specialized company, internationally renowned for its professional protective equipment. All the necessary protective equipment essential to industrial workers, such hearing protection headsets or earplugs worn daily in noisy environments, will enable to preserve the balance and responsiveness of each user by preventing hearing damage at work. The protection standards imposed in certain particularly noisy environments require of companies to provide their employees with the appropriate equipment, compliant with the minimal protection limit.

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FirmFit earplugs

FirmFit earplugs

Extensive research into earplug preferences revealed that some workers prefer a firm foam earplug. According to the results, they gain an increased sense of security from feelings the earplug in their ear.

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Common Noise Level Chart

Common Noise Level Chart

Many workers are exposed to dangerously high noise levels at work. This is a frequent occupational injury and a current occupational hazard. Hearing protection is required for workers being exposed to noise on a daily basis when the noise level reaches 85 dB or more.

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