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Hearing protection communication headsets for occupational safety

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Good communication is essential in every field, irrespective of the industry or business sector. When communication system becomes a noise, it reduces the effectiveness of communication and may lead to miscommunication with a negative impact on the given assignment.

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Hearing protection communication headsets for occupational safety

  1. 1. Hearing Protection-Communication Headsets for Occupational SafetyGood communication is essential in every field, irrespective of the industry or business sector. Whencommunication system becomes a noise, it reduces the effectiveness of communication and may lead tomiscommunication with a negative impact on the given assignment. Exposure to noise will also lead tohearing impairment, in individuals. With communication across geographical boundaries becoming thekey factor in achieving targets and providing solutions, all bandwidth of telecommunication wavelengths seems to hit the human ear. Complying with workplace safety regulations is not just for prevention ofinjuries but also includes protection of hearing and vision. One of the primary concerns in a globalizedindustrial workforce today, is the damage to hearing capacity.Technological innovation has also brought in a number of communication headset devices for high noiseenvironments. These new generation earplugs are innovatively designed, with a number of featuressuch as easy to use, clarity of speech and hearing protection. These earplugs enable face-to-face, twoway and cell phone communication and can be used in any work environments including hospitality,entertainment or security sectors. In case of high noise environments such as mining or aviation sectors,these earplugs can be used with cell phones to get optimized clarity in speech and hearing. Combiningthe Bluetooth technology with advanced technology in the earplugs gives the clarity required when usedwith cell phones.For the manufacturing and construction industry workforce, safety earmuffs and earplugs are madeavailable. This new technology based earmuffs will bridge the gap between hearing protection and highnoise communication environments. Made to protect the ear from impact, intermittent and continuousnoise, the workers can also hear the surroundings while hearing speech.The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) recommends three basic types of hearingprotection, which are - Foam earplugs PVC ear plugs Ear muffs or noise canceling headphonesUnlike the earplugs that fit in the ear canal, the safety earmuffs fits over the entire outer ear and formsan air seal, blocking the entire circumference of the ear canal. The earmuff is held in place by anadjustable band. However, blocking out too much sound is also not advisable, as the workers need tobe tuned to the work environment. Earmuffs are available with varying degrees of hearing protection.These are :· Noise blocking ear muffs· Sound management ear muffs with features like alarm warnings· Radio headphones.Know more on: Ear plug Noise protection.

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