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Hearing Protection

This category includes Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) used to protect operators’ hearing, from both short-term hazards and long-term hearing loss. Hearing protectors must reduce the decibel level of workplace noise to within acceptable limits determined by OSHA. Along with PPE, if employees are exposed to workplaces with ambient noise at or above 85 decibels for more than eight hours, regular hearing tests conducted by professionals are also required. Hearing protection devices include single-use earplugs that self-form to fit in the ear, preformed or molded earplugs that are individually fitted to the user, and earmuff-style protectors that form a perfect seal around the operator’s ear.

Hearing Protection: Articles

Lend Us Your Ears

With Video

When mobile workers in lean shops move into and out of noise-hazardous areas, they can’t simply wear maximum protection at all times to block out every hazardous noise. Here are some tips on selecting the right protector for any situation that can solve these problems.

When mobile workers in lean shops move into and out of noise-hazardous...
Hearing Protection: Products

Next-Generation Welding and Plasma Cutting Machines

Featuring three welders and a plasma cutter, Forney Industries releases a refreshed and enhanced equipment line crafted for reliability, simplicity, and affordability: the 220 ST PRO Welder, 220 Multiprocess Welder, 220 AC/DC Welder, and 40 P Plasma Cutter.

Featuring three welders and a plasma cutter, Forney Industries releases a refreshed...

NEW DISPOSABLE EARPLUGS OFFER IDEAL COMFORT, PERFORMANCE

Magid Glove & Safety expands its Magid® E2® line of hearing protection solutions with the E2 IHP532C Metal-Detectable Disposable Earplugs. Corded, metal detectable and bright blue in color, E2 IHP532C Earplugs complement the existing Magid E2 product line in price, comfort and performance and are the ideal choice in hearing protection for applications requiring a metal-detectable earplug.

Magid Glove & Safety expands its Magid® E2® line of hearing protection...
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