Hearing/Noise

E.A.R., Inc. Announces New Online Hearing Protection Store

January 3, 2023

With over 50 years of onsite experience working with industrial, military, recreational, music and tactical accounts E.A.R., Inc. has created a new internet extension to its marketing services known as the www.earprotectionstore.com. In this store we only display standout hearing protection products that have been carefully selected by our expert staff of audiologists, lab technicians, chemists,…

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212 Performance in Ear Hearing Protection

December 22, 2022

Sound. It’s around us every day as a vital part of how we communicate with each other, entertain ourselves, and is generated by the tools we use. Sound is everywhere but like anything, too much of it can be dangerous, and that’s where we come in. At 212 Performance we’re here to keep you protected…

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Ergodyne Urges Millions of At-Risk Workers to “Check Your Head” With Launch of New Above-The-Shoulders Protective Gear

December 15, 2022

Don’t put your neck on the line without protecting what’s above it. That’s the advice from workplace safety advocate Ergodyne as it announced its latest salvo in the battle against the so-called “above-the-shoulders” injuries threatening millions of workers annually—including brain trauma, eye injuries, and the approximately 22 million U.S. workers currently exposed to hazardous occupational…

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Hearing Aid Use in the Workplace

November 1, 2022

By: Robert M. Traynor, Ed.D., MBA, FNAP and Garry G. Gordon, M.S. The World Health Organization estimates that 1.5 billion people (nearly 20% of the global population) live with some degree of recordable hearing impairment.1 For 700 million of these individuals, their degree of hearing impairment is considered a disability. Hearing loss in the U.S.…

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5 Free Expert Resources from Magid to Prevent Worker Hearing Loss During National Protect Your Hearing Month & Beyond

October 7, 2022

Every October, America celebrates National Protect Your Hearing Month. Through this month, we remember that while there is no cure for hearing loss, we all play a part in protecting ourselves and others from hearing damage. Safety experts from Magid, a head-to-toe PPE innovator, manufacturer and distributor, want to use this month to remind the…

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ASSP Encourages Involvement in Safe + Sound Week

August 11, 2022

Everyone can play a role in minimizing workplace risks that lead to injuries, illnesses and fatalities. The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) encourages involvement in Safe + Sound Week, an annual workplace safety campaign spearheaded by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The nationwide event takes place August 15-21. More than 1,300 businesses…

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Radians Launches a Dielectric Cap Mount Earmuff that Provides Greater Flexibility for Safety Helmet and Hard Hat Users

August 2, 2022

Top-tier PPE manufacturer Radians® recently added a climbing style safety helmet called Titanium™ to its head protection line. Now it has launched a dielectric cap mount earmuff that fits Titanium and most other slotted hard hats. This new earmuff attachment (NRR 25 dB) and Titanium provide a dual safety solution when head and hearing protection…

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Is There a Negative Impact of Disposable Earplugs?

July 1, 2022

By Garry Gordon, MS and Robert M. Traynor, Ed.D., MBA, F-NAP For many people, hearing protection is an important part of their daily routine. Whether the noise exposure is occupational, recreational or non-industrial, the risks of not wearing hearing protection are well documented. Failure to block out excessive noise levels can cause irreversible hearing damage,…

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Tri-Grip Earplugs Offer the Highest Independently NRR in Reusable Earplugs, Plus Patented Design

May 18, 2022

Tri-Grip® earplugs, now offered by Gateway Safety, provide a a high NRR, a superior design, and comfort features that make them a premium choice in reusable earplugs. Tri-Grip’s patented stem design makes it easy to grip and provides a more hygienic solution than other products. Workers can easily insert the plug into the ear without…

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Gateway Safety Introduces TASCO Hearing Protection as Part of Its Growing Product Line

April 15, 2022

Gateway Safety is thrilled to announce that TASCO Corp., a market leader in hearing protection, is now part of the Gateway Safety family. TASCO products include the industry-leading Tri-Grip® reusable earplug, top-performing SoftSeal™ disposable earplug and a benchmark line of ‘Made-in-USA’ protective earmuffs. TASCO products feature patented designs, independently tested quality and superior comfort features,…

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