Hearing & Noise

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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Pfannenberg Highlights PA 1 PATROL Series Sounder for Industrial Safety

November 24, 2021

Pfannenberg, a leading global manufacturer of thermal management and signaling technologies, highlights the durable PA 1 PATROL Series Sounder, ideal for audible alarm applications on cranes, in mines, mills, and factories, and in other heavy industry. PA 1 PATROL Series Sounders reach a 105 dB (A) Max sound pressure level through a user controlled rotary…

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E.A.R. Now Offering Sound Therapies Developed by AudioCardio

September 14, 2021

AudioCardioTM is a mobile app that generates a personalized sound therapy (barely audio) designed to protect and strengthen hearing. Threshold Sound ConditioningTM technology is backed by over 15 years of research and development by technologists, award winning music composers and scientists. Threshold sound conditioning technology has been clinically tested and proven with Stanford University, Palo…

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Guidelines for a Legally Acceptable CAOHC Industrial Hearing Conservation Program

July 6, 2021

By: Robert M. Traynor, Ed.D., MBA, FNAP and Garry G. Gordon, MS, Contributors The Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing conservation (CAOHC) is a non-membership organization created in 1973 to collaborate with nine professional organizations that have a common interest in all aspects of occupationally related noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Through the mission to advance…

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Guidelines for A Legally Acceptable CAOHC Industrial Hearing Conservation Program

May 12, 2021

By Robert M. Traynor, Ed.D., MBA, FNAP and Garry G. Gordon, MS The Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing conservation (CAOHC) is a non-membership organization created in 1973 to collaborate with nine professional organizations that have a common interest in all aspects of occupationally related noise-induced hearing loss. This is a collaboration of the organizations…

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Casella Announces 2021 Webinar Series for Dust, Noise, Vibration and Asbestos Monitoring

April 23, 2021

Global occupational health and workplace hazard monitoring expert Casella has announced its schedule of industry leading webinars for 2021. The schedule of free to attend, virtually accessible webinars cover Casella’s areas of core competency, including workplace monitoring for dust, gas and vapour hazards, as well as instrumentation usage and best practice. The sessions will also cover monitoring…

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Hear This: Noise Conservation in the Workplace

January 29, 2020

By Barbara Nessinger, Editor-in-Chief Some 22 million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work each year, according to OSHA’s most recent estimates. In fact, in 2018, U.S. businesses paid more than $1.5 million in penalties for not protecting workers from noise, with an additional $242 million in workers’ compensation paid out for hearing…

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Warning: Hearing Loss becomes Hearing Lost

June 20, 2019

Donald F. Groce, Global Glove & Safety Manufacturing, Inc. Most of us take for granted the enjoyment being able to hear brings to our everyday lives.  I enjoy a high-spirited sports event where things get really loud; time with my large, loud family; or visiting the shooting range with my marksman friend. As a huge…

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