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Honeywell Announces Hearing Conservation Toolbox Mobile Application

One-Stop Information Resource for Workplace Hearing Safety for Use on Apple iPad®

SMITHFIELD, R.I., Nov 12, 2015 — Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a major concern of safety managers, affecting approximately 22 million U.S. workers and costing $242 million annually in workers’ compensation, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

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11.05.08
Care and Maintenance of Earplugs and Earmuffs Highlighted on New Howard Leight Poster

A new poster available free from Howard Leight details the care and maintenance of Earplugs and Earmuffs. Designed for placement on worksite bulletin boards or in other high-traffic areas, the colorful poster provides clear instructions for each type of hearing protection device.

10.01.08
Howard Leight Brochure Details Expected NRR Labeling Changes for Hearing Protectors

In anticipation of the EPA's expected change to the Noise Reduction Rating (NRR), Howard Leight has issued a brochure that explains known details of the proposed changes for hearing protectors. Titled, "Inside the EPA's Proposed Change to the Noise Reduction Rating," the brochure is designed as a handy information resource for safety managers, providing background on the impending new rating system and the ANSI testing protocols on which it is expected to be based.

09.28.08
Popular Howard Leight Hearing Conservation Seminars Coming to U.S. Gulf Section in October

Howard Leight will conduct a series of free hearing conservation seminars across the U.S. Gulf October 21-23, 2008. Entitled, "What You Need To Hear: Best Practices In Hearing Conservation," the seminars will be presented by Theresa Schulz, PhD, a renowned audiologist and Hearing Conservation specialist and Hearing Conservation Manager for Sperian Hearing Protection, LLC. The seminars combine audio and visual demonstrations to convey hearing conservation principles in an engaging and practical way, and are open to hearing conservation program managers, safety managers, industrial hygienists and like professionals.

09.19.08
Field Attenuation Study Shows Individual Training Key to Hearing Protector Effectiveness

A recent field attenuation study conducted by the Howard Leight Acoustical Laboratory on the performance of hearing protection devices showed that individual, one-on-one training was the most significant factor in predicting good earplug performance.

09.15.08
Sperian Protection Acquires doseBusters USA, Inc. Expansion in Intelligent Hearing Protection Solutions

Sperian Protection announces today the acquisition of doseBusters™ USA, a pioneer in personal noise dosimetry technology. This acquisition represents the latest step in Sperian’s strategy of providing a comprehensive set of intelligent hearing protection solutions.

07.01.08
Howard Leight Publishes New 2008 Product Selection Guide

Sperian Hearing Protection has just made available the new Howard Leight® 2008 Product Selection Guide, covering its diverse portfolio of earplugs, earmuffs and accessories. Included are a Best Practices Guide for setting up an OHSA-approved Hearing Conservation Program, descriptions of hearing loss symptoms, fitting instructions for earplugs and earmuffs, and an extensive product selection guide keyed by industry and exposure level.

06.10.08
VeriPRO Earplug Attenuation Verification Software Highlighted in New Howard Leight Microsite

 Sperian Hearing Protection has launched a special microsite for its new VeriPRO® earplug field verification software. The new VeriPRO microsite, at www.howardleightveripro.com, provides visitors with a tour de force of the program, including background on the program's function and development, as well as research and best practices related to VeriPRO usage.

06.05.08
Combating Overprotection in the Workplace

Hearing protectors are unique among personal protective equipment in that, in order to protect hearing, they make users partially deaf. This can lead to complications not found with other protective equipment, namely, overprotection.

05.28.08
Popular Howard Leight Hearing Conservation Seminars Coming to Great Lakes Section of the US

Howard Leight will conduct a series of free hearing conservation seminars across the Great Lakes section of the US, June 23-27. Entitled, "Best Practices In Hearing Conservation," the seminar, led by industry expert Brad Witt, MA, CCC-A, combines audio and visual demonstrations to convey hearing conservation principles in an engaging and practical way. The seminars are open to hearing conservation program managers, safety managers, industrial hygienists and like professionals.

05.20.08
Sperian Hearing Protection Establishes Hearing Conservation Department

Sperian Hearing Protection, LLC, has announced the formation of a Hearing Conservation Department to act as a focal point for the company's multi-faceted initiatives in research, training, and education, and to enhance its advisory role in standards regulation. Headquartered at the Howard Leight facility in San Diego, CA, the new department is headed by well-known Industrial Audiologist Brad Witt. Joining the staff effective May 5, 2008, is Theresa Schulz, PhD, a renowned audiologist and Hearing Conservation Specialist.

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