New Examination & Earwax Removal Technology for Industrial Safety

April 2, 2024

Smart technology and micro-cameras make video otoscopes more portable and affordable. By: Robert M. Traynor and Garry G. Gordon, Contributors Today’s hearing conservation programs require a visual inspection of the ear canal and eardrum prior to hearing testing for fitting with hearing protection devices. This is especially important in programs that use in-the-ear or custom hearing…


PIP® Introduces World’s First Sustainable Bio-Based Ear Plug

February 14, 2024

Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (“PIP®”), a global leader in personal protective equipment (PPE) including hand protection, above-the-neck protection, workwear and footwear, proudly announces the launch of BioSoft™ Ear Plugs, marking a significant advancement in eco-conscious hearing protection solutions. Traditional ear plugs often contribute to environmental degradation through their manufacturing processes and end-of-life disposal. Recognizing this…


Protective Industrial Products, Inc. Acquires Final Fit Safety

November 15, 2023

Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (“PIP®”), a global leader in personal protective equipment (PPE) including hand protection, above-the-neck protection, workwear and footwear, proudly announces that it has acquired Final Fit Safety, headquartered in Los Angeles, California. PIP®, with over 35 locations around the world, is a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners. Final Fit Safety was…


ISOtunes Announces New Helmet Mount

August 28, 2023

ISOtunes, a family-built consumer safety brand, specializing in hearing protection with enhanced audio and communication technology, has announced the Link 2.0 Helmet Mount. The helmet-mounted earmuff transforms on-the-job protection, building on the LINK 2.0 user experience. A universal fitting clip securely attaches to the helmets, offering comfortable all-day wear, tactile buttons for easy navigation, and…


Milwaukee Tool Announces New Ear Buds

August 17, 2023

Milwaukee Tool delivers innovation in jobsite audio with the new REDLITHIUM™ USB Bluetooth® Jobsite Ear Buds. This solution provides users with premium in-ear audio, enhanced situational awareness, durability, and passive hearing protection, to deliver a best-in-class jobsite audio experience. The REDLITHIUM™ USB Bluetooth® Jobsite Ear Buds offer uncompromised sound with a unique Jobsite Aware Mode…


Preventing Hearing Loss in Construction and Demolition

July 14, 2023

By Rick Pedley, Contributor Hearing loss remains an urgent safety issue in the construction and demolition industry. Workers are exposed to various potentially hazardous noises, including explosions, drilling, cutting, sawing, and dumping. Loud noises are often unavoidable during this type of work. It’s crucial that employers protect their workers from permanent hearing damage by providing…


PIP® V3™ 263-V3FB Full Brim Mounted Passive Ear Muffs

July 12, 2023

Durable and compatible with multiple headgear, the PIP® V3™ Full Brim Mounted Passive Ear Muffs, are comfortable so they are worn on the ears—not idly around the neck. PIP® VSeries™ ear muffs are color coded for easy selection, the green v1™ for low level noise to the red v3™ for use in more extreme environments.…


New Hearing Protection Options for Workers With Hearing Loss

July 10, 2023

By Robert M. Traynor, Ed.D., MBA, FNAP and Garry G. Gordon, M.S. In today’s global environment, the ramifications of excessive noise exposure could not be more apparent. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), unaddressed hearing loss is the third most common health disability – ahead of diabetes, vision loss or cancer. The two primary…


JSP® Sonis® 3 262-AEB040-FB Full Brim Mounted Passive Ear Muff

July 10, 2023

The Sonis® range has been stylishly designed with a traffic light color code for easy identification. Materials have been chosen for both performance and comfort for extended periods of use. The Sonis® 3 is top of the range with NRR28 at 100 to 115 decibels. It has twin-point-mounted ear cups for even pressure distribution. Wearers…


Cementex Highlights Arc-Rated PPE Task Wear

May 9, 2023

Cementex, the safety tool specialists, highlights the Cementex Contractor Series of Arc Flash Protective Clothing PPE, a simple option that does not sacrifice quality or safety. While still using premium USA labor and materials, Cementex offers Arc Flash Task Wear with reliable, classic protection for the safety of personnel in environments in and around energized…


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