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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VariBlast Precision Safety Air Gun is the People’s Choice

December 16, 2022

EXAIR’s VariBlast® Precision Safety Air Gun has won the 2022 People’s Choice award from Professional Tool and Equipment News (PTEN). These safety air guns provide a focused blast of air capable of handling tough jobs with remarkable strength while minimizing air consumption and noise. This OSHA safe air gun employs an engineered, full finger, variable…

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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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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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A+A 2023 Online Exhibitor Registration Open

June 22, 2022

Exhibitor applications for A+A 2023, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work, are now available online. Hall planning for A+A 2023 will start on November 1. The event will be held from October 24 – 29, 2023 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. A special feature at A+A 2023 will again…

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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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Custom Molded Hearing Protection in Hearing Conservation Programs

April 6, 2022

By: Garry Gordon, MS and Robert M. Traynor, Ed.D., MBA, F-NAP In the workplace, when noise levels and exposures exceed OSHA guidelines, employers are required to provide adequate hearing protection as part of a comprehensive hearing conservation program. Several providers now offer custom fit hearing protection devices (HPDs). These options present questions and concerns from…

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Environmental Hazard Monitoring Expert Casella Announces 2022 Webinar Series on Noise, Air Sampling and Vibration

January 31, 2022

Global occupational health and workplace hazard monitoring expert Casella has announced its schedule of industry-leading webinars for 2022. The schedule of free-to-attend, accessible webinars cover Casella’s areas of core knowledge, including workplace monitoring for noise, dust, gas and vapor hazards, as well as instrumentation usage and best practice. In order to reach worldwide attendees, two sessions will…

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