The Difference Between Traditional & Tactical Hearing Protection

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If you have ever been around loud noises for an extended period of time, you know how important it is to have appropriate hearing protection. However, there are some situations where traditional hearing protection that simply blocks out most noise is not suitable. You might need to be able to hear what is going on… Read more »

How Hearing Protection Works

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About 10 percent of all Americans suffer from some type of hearing loss that impacts their ability to understand normal levels of speech. In some cases it is age-related and there isn’t much you can do to prevent it, but in other situations it’s caused by prolonged or damaging exposure to high noise levels that… Read more »

Relating Noise Exposure to Workplace Risks

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Hearing loss is one of the work related disabilities often ignored. Unlike visual disability or other injuries, it does not manifest right away. Nevertheless, studies are bringing this into light and work safety measures are being implemented accordingly. As you may have known, long exposure to high levels of decibel decreases the sensitivity of nerve… Read more »

Noise Control: How Loud is Too Loud?

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The threat of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is real. Loud noises – paired with long periods of exposure to such – may damage the hair cells in your ears. Worse, the noise that harms your hearing knows no bounds. It doesn’t matter how old you are or where you go. As long as there is… Read more »

5 Places You Might Not Realize You Need Hearing Protection

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About 10 percent of people in the U.S. suffer from some type of hearing loss that impacts their ability to hear normal conversation. While age-related hearing loss is the most common reason, there are also several other things in your daily life that might be damaging your hearing. In fact, millions of people work in… Read more »