Howard Leight 2008 product guide
By Sperian Hearing Protection
Sperian Hearing Protection has just made available the new Howard Leight® 2008 Product Selection Guide, covering earplugs, earmuffs and accessories. The guide contains a wealth of hearing conservation information, technology advances, product specifications and accessories.
By Sperian Hearing Protection
Sperian Hearing Protection has
just made available the new Howard Leight® 2008 Product Selection
Guide, covering its diverse portfolio of earplugs, earmuffs and
accessories. At 52 pages, the guide contains a
wealth of Hearing Conservation information in addition to technology
advances, product specifications and accessories. Included are a Best
Practices Guide for setting up an OHSA-approved Hearing Conservation
Program, descriptions of hearing loss symptoms, fitting instructions
for earplugs and earmuffs, and an extensive product selection guide
keyed by industry and exposure level.
"We feel making hearing protection devices is only part of our job,"
said Renee Bessette, COHC, Marketing Manager for Sperian Hearing
Protection, LLC, Howard Leight's corporate parent. "We are committed to
reducing hearing loss globally by providing those charged with
implementing Hearing Conservation Programs with as much relevant
information as possible on regulations, training and motivation,
fit-effectiveness, and product selection."
Howard Leight offers one of the industry's broadest ranges of earplug
and earmuff products, and has developed many of the industry's most
significant design and technological innovations over the past few
New Howard Leight products featured in the new Product Selection Guide include:
- Clarity® Multiple-Use earplugs — Improve worker safety and
communication by blocking hazardous noise while allowing voice and
signal frequencies to be heard more naturally (NRR 21).
- Thunder® T2HV Hi-Visibility — Earmuffs that incorporate
high-visibility earcups and reflective headbands to provide visual
protection, along with a completely dielectric construction (NRR 28).
- Impact® Sport — Ultraslim earmuff amplifies sound to safe levels, while providing reliable protection (NRR 22).
- Polar Hood™ and Slim Belt Clip earmuff accessories — Enhance performance and accessibility of earmuffs.
The Product Selection Guide also features “Search by” sections that
make it easy to choose the appropriate earplug or earmuff for your
situation. These sections recommend products for Hearing Conservation
programs based on:
- Special Features — Highlights special features among earplugs and
earmuffs that target special requirements, including climate, high
visibility and use with other PPE.
- Industries — Identifies considerations within specific industries,
including construction, aviation, food process industries, and energy
- Exposure Levels — Recommends products to match noise exposure levels to ensure proper protection/avoid overprotection.
One of the newest and most innovative products listed in the Product
Selection Guide is VeriPRO™, a software-based fit verification system
developed in conjunction with the House Ear Institute. VeriPRO makes it
easy to get an accurate, real-world picture of the hearing protection
employees are actually getting from their earplugs. By verifying
earplug effectiveness, VeriPRO provides an ideal opportunity for
education and can improve the success of any Hearing Conservation
For a copy of the Product Selection Guide, contact Sperian Customer
Care at 1-800-430-5490 or download a PDF at www.howardleight.com