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).

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.

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.

Listen to What You Can Learn at 3M Hearing Loss Prevention Seminars

We offer one-day Hearing Loss Prevention Seminars free of charge as part of our effort to help educate employers about protecting their workers’ vital sense of hearing through the adoption of safe workplace practices.

Earmuffs: A Key Component of a Hearing Conservation Program

Regardless of your unique workplace conditions, earmuffs can often address a number of factors to help you build a more effective hearing conservation program.

Summertime and the Living is Noisy

Many young people get summer or afterschool jobs that involve farm work, construction, landscaping or theme parks, all of which can damage hearing. Prolonged exposure to high-noise volumes or even short exposures to high-level impulse sound can damage sensitive structures in the inner ear and cause noise-induced hearing loss and/or ringing in the ears. Learn more about how to protect loved ones from hearing loss.

Have You Heard: What’s Your Least Favorite Sound and Why?

We acknowledge that loud noises can harm our hearing, and we understand the tremendous benefits of wearing hearing protection. But what we want to know is why this is important to you. We want you to be fans of the sounds around us. Here are some responses to the question “What’s your least favorite sound and why?”

Have You Heard: What’s Your Favorite Sound and Why?

We acknowledge that loud noises can harm our hearing, and we understand the tremendous benefits of wearing hearing protection. But what we want to know is why this is important to you. We want you to be fans of the sounds around us. Here are some responses from around the world to the question “What’s your favorite sound and why?”