Global Science of Safety Podcast: Science of Fit – Hearing Protection 

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

Global Science of Safety Podcast: Hearing Protection Part 2

Let’s listen and learn even more about some fundamental concepts for hearing protection selection.

Global Science of Safety Podcast: Hearing Protection Part 1

Listen to learn more about some fundamental concepts for hearing protection selection.

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).

Understanding the Hazards of Welding in Construction and the PPE Available

Learn more about PPE and other measures can be taken to protect those who engage in welding and grinding applications.

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.

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.

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.