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Did You Hear That? Dual Hearing Protection – Part II

- November 13, 2017 by Mike Pettit (View all posts by Mike)
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In Part 1 of this series, I addressed the use of single hearing protective devices (HPDs) and the effects HPDs have on noise attenuation (weakening of noise levels). In Part 2, I’ll address the use of dual HPDs, and their …  Read more …

Hearing: Loss and Protection – Part I

- October 26, 2017 by Mike Pettit (View all posts by Mike)
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Have you ever had to lean closer to someone and/or raise your voice to communicate due to high noise levels? If so, there’s a risk of hearing loss if you are exposed to the noise levels for extended periods of …  Read more …

The Safety is in the Numbers – Calculating the Right Hearing Protection for Your Team By Brian Pinon

- October 13, 2017 by Brian Piñon (View all posts by Brian)
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In the course of my career, I’ve walked through hundreds of operations utilizing powered equipment producing high noise levels. Most of these organizations offer hearing protection to workers but have not taken the time to quantify their noise exposure or …  Read more …

Beyond Ear Plugs—Plugging Gaps in your Hearing Safety Net

- October 21, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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Posting signs reminding team members that ear plugs are required on the site, having boxes of them handy are good first steps toward protecting your employees from hearing damage caused by workplace noise.  But, that’s only a first step.  Hearing …  Read more …