How to develop an effective hearing conservation program (HCP)

Published on 8/8/2019
How to develop an effective hearing conservation program (HCP)

Our sense of hearing is at the core of how we communicate and experience the world, how we stay aware of our surroundings and thus, remain safe. When hearing loss becomes an all-too-common reality and has long-term and irreversible impacts on individuals, organizations must step in and take preventative action.

The negative impact of noise exposure: beyond hearing loss

Published on 3/17/2017
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.

Honeywell Trustfit Pod earplugs: trustworthy, practical and comfortable

Published on 3/13/2017
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.

FirmFit earplugs

Published on 3/7/2017
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.

Beware of excessive noise exposure!

Published on 8/2/2016
Beware of excessive noise exposure!

Workers can be subjected to extreme noise volumes in several types of industries, and excessive exposure can have many adverse impacts on their health. In several cases, the effects are irreversible.