Understanding More About the Hazards of Smelting and Casting

Review some of the hazards encountered during smelting and casting applications, as well as other activities associated with the primary metal manufacturing industries, and the PPE available.

Are Your Workers Protected?

Do you know what level of protection your employees are receiving from their hearing protectors? Now you can with a field attenuation estimation system (FAES). The 3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Dual-Ear Validation System can help provide value for your hearing loss prevention program (HLPP).

Do You Know the History of the 3M N95 and E•A•R Plug?

Learn more about the history and innovations behind 3M N95 respiratory protection and earplug hearing protection.

Case Study: Green Bay, WI Metro Fire Department and 3M™ PELTOR™ Electronic Earplugs

Read more about how this fire department discovered a hearing protection solution to help their teams communicate and coordinate during noisy events such as Green Bay Packer games and live music concerts.

Two-Handed or One-Handed Earplug Insertion? Consult Your User Instructions.

Learn more about the innovative earplugs that now allow you to insert them both ways.

The ANSI Standard and the Benefits of Hearing Protection Fit Testing

Learn about the benefits of this standard and fit testing workers, including helping to identify employees who are at risk of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL).

ISHN Article: Behind the Numbers, Understanding Hearing Protector Ratings and Fit Testing

Learn more about the differences and applications of the Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) and Personal Attenuation Rating (PAR) when it comes to selecting appropriate hearing protectors and why fit-testing is also an important component.

Three Things to Know About the New ANSI Fit Testing Standard

Learn more about the first ANSI/ASA standard that sets the criteria hearing protection fit-test systems should meet to improve accuracy and reporting of fit test results.

Have You Heard of the ANSI/ASA S12.71-2018 Hearing Fit-Test Standard?

Download our detailed ebook to learn more about the new standard and why voluntary compliance is important.

The Challenges of Construction Noise Exposure

Learn how to protect construction workers from hazardous noise while still allowing them to hear the critical sounds needed to perform their job safely and productively.