Hearing Protection

The right fit makes a difference which is why hearing protection requires comfortable solutions. When it comes to protecting workers' hearing there is no one-size fits all solution.

  • Discover the soul behind 3M™ hearing protection science.

    Discover the soul behind 3M™ hearing protection science.

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  • The importance of communications devices for at-risk young workers

    The importance of communications devices for at-risk young workers

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  • What does “Yanny vs Laurel” have to do with hearing loss? You may be surprised.

    What does “Yanny vs Laurel” have to do with hearing loss? You may be surprised.

    If you recall the heated Yanny vs Laurel debate, you’ll remember the all too familiar debates about whether people could hear the word “Yanny” or “Laurel” during a short sound clip.

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  • Communicate clearly without risking your hearing.

    Communicate clearly without risking your hearing.

    Make and receive important calls without removing your hearing protection or leaving the noisy job site. Communicate with other crew members at the push of a button.

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  • Sound Solutions. We understand the needs of Canadian workers loud and clear.

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  • What is hearing protection fit testing?

    What is hearing protection fit testing?

    Learn more about ear fit testing with the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System, a device that tests personal attenuation ratings.

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  • Earmuff Misconceptions

    Earmuff Misconceptions

    Earmuffs are a common form of hearing protection for workers across all industries.

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  • Factors to consider when selecting hearing protection

    Factors to consider when selecting hearing protection

    Noise-induced hearing loss is 100% preventable and this makes it extremely important for workers to choose the right type of hearing protection for their environment.

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  • Updated contact information for the 3M™ Peltor™ Communications Repair Centre

    Updated contact information for the 3M™ Peltor™ Communications Repair Centre

    Effective immediately, the 3M™ Peltor™ Communications Repair Centre has a new email and phone number for all inquiries related to the repair of 3M Peltor Communication products.

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  • See how our options make it easier to select the right hearing protection for each employee.

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  • Noise-induced hearing loss is 100% preventable.

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  • Why use the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System to perform ear fit testing?

    Why use the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System to perform ear fit testing?

    Learn the benefits of using an ear fit testing device like the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System in your workplace, in the final article in our four-part series on hearing protection fit testing

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  • How to perform ear fit testing with the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System

    How to perform ear fit testing with the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System

    Knowing how to properly conduct hearing protection fit testing with the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System is the first step in ensuring workers are protected.

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  • Who should get hearing protection device fit tested and who conducts the testing?

    Who should get hearing protection device fit tested and who conducts the testing?

    Learn who should get fit tested for hearing protection and who should be responsible for conducting the test.

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  • Hearing protection for impulse noise

    Hearing protection for impulse noise

    Impulse noises are generally defined as sounds with short duration (less than one second). Examples of impulse noise include gunfire, explosions or the pop of a pneumatic nail gun.

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  • The Ins and Outs of 3M™ PELTOR™ Products

    The Ins and Outs of 3M™ PELTOR™ Products

    3M™ PELTOR™ communication headsets offer comfort, ergonomic design and a tough construction built to provide hearing protection in many industries.

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  • What you need to know about metal detectable earplugs

    What you need to know about metal detectable earplugs

    Nearly every food manufacturing facility produces sound. Providing proper hearing protection for employees can be challenging especially when food manufacturing facilities require strict health...

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  • 3M™ PELTOR™ HearPlug Reintroduction

    3M™ PELTOR™ HearPlug Reintroduction

    3M™ PELTOR™ is proud to reintroduce the 3M™ PELTOR™ HearPlug product line to better serve your customer’s in-ear communication requirements in noisy environments.

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  • Have you heard? Sound solutions. Applied to hearing loss prevention.

    Have you heard? Sound solutions. Applied to hearing loss prevention.

    From half time to hammer time. From weekends downtown to working underground. From Friday night to the job site. Hearing loss can be caused by a one-time exposure to an intense impulse sound. Discover

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  • Meet Bev Borst, Advanced Development Specialist for Hearing Protection0:32

    Meet Bev Borst, Advanced Development Specialist for Hearing Protection

    Discover the major hearing protection concerns that Bev Borst has encountered upon her travels in Canada meeting with Health & Safety managers. Discover how 3M science helps you get smarter about hear

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  • The path to prevention. It's never been easier to manage a successful hearing conversation program.

    The path to prevention. It's never been easier to manage a successful hearing conversation program.

    With world-class, proven detection, protection, communication and validation products, 3M Hearing Solutions is the partner you’ll want with you every step of the way.

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  • The inside story of hearing protection.0:36

    The inside story of hearing protection.

    Discover how loud noises damage hair cells which leads to the loss of hearing. Noise-induced hearing loss is 100% preventable. Discover how 3M science helps you get smarter about hearing protection. h

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  • The sound around us

    The sound around us

    Even common sounds you hear at work or home can contribute to long term hearing loss and other health risks. Over time, noise at or above 85 dBA can damage hearing and cause ringing in the ears....

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