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  • Quest Edge

    Quest Edge

    With the Quest™ Edge 4+ Personal Noise Dosimeters by TSI, safety professionals can monitor worker noise exposure in real-time through Bluetooth® connection to the Edge dB App. The App can program the dosimeter, start and stop surveys, monitor noise exposure data in real-time, and email results. Monitoring noise levels from a safe distance allows workers to continue their tasks without interruption and maintains safe social distancing. The Edge 4+ also has up to 80 hours of run time on a battery charge, an easy to read OLED color screen, and a simple to operate interface.

  • Alphas™Reusable Earplugs

    Alphas Reusable Earplugs

    Alphas™ reusable earplugs by Moldex offer premium quality at a competitive price. The unique ridged stem of the Alphas lets users get a solid grip on the earplug for ease of insertion and removal, even when wearing gloves. The high noise reduction rating of 27 dB provides workers with protection adequate for most work environments. And like all Moldex hearing protection, Alphas are independently tested to ANSI S3.19-1974 by an accredited laboratory. Give workers the protection they need and the comfort they deserve. www.moldex.com

  • Passive Earmuffs: Making Comfort Personal

    Hearing protection devices are only effective when they are worn, so comfort is essential. The Honeywell Howard Leight VeriShield 100 Series Passive Earmuffs are designed to provide optimum comfort over long periods of use. They fit a wide range of head sizes, have a wide cup opening with memory foam ear cushions, and a lightweight cushioned headband, making them solutions users will want to wear. Available in three variations: over-the-head, hard hat, and neckband.



  • Providing the Best PPE Is No Guarantee: A Guide to Addressing Human Factors in your PPE Program

    Even the best PPE only works when worn—so how do you get workers to actually wear PPE all the time? PPE compliance is greatly influenced by a person’s state of mind, and being in a rush, frustrated, tired or complacent with hazards affects decisions around PPE compliance in critical moments. This paper addresses how to deal with human factors in your safety program to reduce injuries and improve PPE use among employees.

  • Inside the EPA Proposed Change to the Noise Reduction Rating

    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.

  • Combating Common Objections to Hearing Protection Wear

    Keeping workers properly protected from hazardous noise and motivated to wear their hearing protectors is a challenge for any safety manager. With proper training and ongoing encouragement, most workers do wear their earplugs or earmuffs on the job. However, there are always a few workers who feel compelled to raise objections instead of just donning their hearing protectors and getting on with the job.