HearForever

Some intelligent hearing protectors incorporate in-ear dosimetry to continuously monitor the personal sound exposure a worker experiences during the course of the work day, whether from protected or unprotected exposures, or from in-ear radio communications. This real-time feedback identifies if the worker is safely protected, approaching their prescribed permissible exposure limit, or have been overexposed and are at higher risk for noise-induced hearing loss.

A series of free HearForever® by Howard Leight seminars to help safety professionals improve their hearing conservation programs and prevent noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) in the workplace will be presented during April in North Dakota and Montana.

A free HearForever® by Howard Leight seminar to help safety professionals improve their hearing conservation programs and prevent noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) in the workplace will be presented in Grand Prairie, Alberta, on 26 April, 2013.

There are a few things that everyone should take into consideration when using hearing protectors in hazardous noise environments at work and at home:

With in-ear Intelligent Hearing Protection, there are two sources of misuse:

While not new, earplug fit testing is now at a tipping point. Many companies that had piloted earplug fit testing at one or two facilities are now expanding their programs company-wide, and officially incorporating it into their Hearing Conservation Programs.

Juggling bigger workloads...?

Developing a strong safety culture...?

Catching the attention of upper management...?

What does 2013 hold in store for safety managers?

 Flood waters caused by hurricanes, rising rivers from torrential rains, and other natural disasters leave a wake of destruction. After the immediate cleanup, workers are left a major health hazard — mold.

 Honeywell Safety Products (http://www.honeywellsafety.com) today announced a host of new, innovative safety products — across a wide range of applications — to help safety managers build an enduring culture of safety that minimizes injuries and maintains a more protective and productive workplace. The products were introduced at the opening of the 2012 National Safety Council (NSC) Congress & Expo in Orlando, Florida.

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