e.a.r. - hearing protection you can trust
Over 45 years of the highest quality custom hearing protection available.
Leading manufacturer and distributor of specialized hearing systems,
both custom and universal fit.
We distribute hearing protection products to over 2500 places worldwide.
Our network of providers take custom molds of your ears and distribute our products wherever you are located.
History of innovation
Founded in 1971. During the 80's, E.A.R. was the primary vehicle for developing the National Ear Care Plan which serviced large industrial corporations throughout the US.
industrial hearing protection
From our founding, E.A.R. has worked with a variety of large businesses and industries to help them comply with regulations for hearing protection.
custom and universal fit
We custom-fit corporate groups on-site for specific on-the-job hearing protection.
But we also offer a wide selection of universal-fit earplugs that use the same tech found in our custom products.
NEW: Minuendo. The world’s only Hi-Fi filter
Minuendo are acoustic earplugs that provide high-quality sound reduction with no loss.
Easily turn down the volume on the noisy environments you’re in.
Feel more calm and enjoy everyday activities and events like never before.
Great for anywhere things get too loud: work, concerts, events, church, restaurants, school, etc.
Knowledge is a valuable career asset, and we are proud to announce the E.A.R. Education and Training Programs for 2021. With E.A.R.’s 50+ years of experience in industrial and recreational markets and Dr. Robert Traynor’s 46 years of clinical and academic experience we have teamed up to provide a variety of programs that will assist hearing healthcare providers to take advantage of a new area opportunity in this highly competitive market.These new programs offer a fresh approach to hearing healthcare
GUIDELINES FOR SELECTING COURSES Three specific training programs will be offered by E.A.R. Inc. throughout 2021. Guidelines and dates for making choices are described below. Review the course descriptions to determine which one is best suited to meet your needs and fill out the form below so we can direct you to the correct registration process. Currently, we have three CAOHC courses scheduled for Occupational Hearing Conservationists. CAOHC courses are designed for those that maintain onsite industrial hearing conservation programs.
It's Hunting and shooting season
Do you want the most advanced hearing protection for hunting and shooting?
SHOTHUNT earplugs give you all the benefits of situational awareness while still protecting your ears from damage.
Hear the small crunch of leaves and the sound of others speaking while you save your ears from the shock of your shooting sounds.
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Specialized motorcycle hearing protection
Do you know what the biggest cause of hearing damage is for bikers? It’s actually not the rumble of a Harley, it’s wind noise!
We have a soft spot for bikers and we offer special products just for motorcyclists, both custom and universal fits.
We love meeting all the hunting and shooting enthusiasts at the Shot Show!
We have amazing products specifically for hunting and shooting and we answer questions, make product recommendations, and even custom fit you on-site.
Articles and press
By: Robert M. Traynor, Ed.D., MBA, FNAP and Garry G. Gordon, MS, Contributors Originally published in Workplace Material Handling & Safety The Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing conservation (CAOHC) is a non-membership organization created in 1973 to collaborate with nine professional organizations that have a common interest in all aspects of occupationally related noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Through the mission to advance best practices in occupational hearing conservation worldwide through credentialing, education and advocacy, the organization has had a
GARRY GORDON, MS, AUDIOLOGIST, EAR, INC., BOULDER, CO ROBERT M. TRAYNOR, ED.D., MBA, FNAP, AUDIOLOGIST, ROBERT TRAYNOR AUDIOLOGY, LLC, FT. COLLINS, CO Boom…! Every time the trigger is pulled on a loaded shotgun outdoors the average intensity of impulse noise is between 150 to 161 Decibels! This research was accurately conducted by Rasmussen et al (2009) and cited by Meinke et al 2017. Rasmussen and colleagues found these levels from shotguns at the left ear of a right-handed shooter. As
The acoustic earplugs provide high-quality, no-loss sound for musicians and live music lovers The Violin Channel recently discussed the revolutionary hearing protection earplugs for musicians with Tom Trones, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer from Minuendo. Tell us about the special Minuendo hearing protection earplugs for musicians. When and where were they invented? Minuendo was founded in Oslo, Norway in 2018 to commercialize three years of research at one of Europe’s largest research institutions, SINTEF. We started off with some fundamental technology but