In this episode, Eric Fallen joins co-hosts Mark Reggers and Laurie Wells to discuss a common challenge: how to hear important sounds in the work environment while being protected from hazardous sound. Eric is a technical specialist with the 3M Personal Safety Division supporting protective communication hearing protectors. He holds a Doctor of Audiology degree and is a retired Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army. Tune in to learn more about understanding how fluctuating and intermittent noise can affect hearing protector use and about technologies that allow sound to be audible while protecting the worker from hazardous sound.
The Science of Safety Podcast is presented by the 3M Personal Safety Division. This is a podcast that is curious about the science and systems behind workplace health and safety with a focus on personal protective equipment (or PPE) used to help keep workers healthy and safe.
Welcome back to the Science of Safety Podcast. This time the podcast co-hosts Mark Reggers and Laurie Wells along with their guest, 3M’s Skye Liu, a Senior Specialist in China, to discuss the importance of fit for hearing protection. Fit and noise reduction are related and are key aspects of hearing protector selection and use. Tune in to learn more about fit for earplugs and earmuffs, fit testing methods, factors that can affect fit, best practices, and much more. The first global season of the Science of Safety Podcast is presented by the 3M Personal Safety Division. This is a
Let’s listen and learn even more about some fundamental concepts for hearing protection selection.
Listen to learn more about some fundamental concepts for hearing protection selection.
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