Situational Awareness In the Workplace By Garry G. Gordon, Contributor With over 36 years experience working with industrial, recreational, law enforcement, music and military accounts, it has been interesting to witness how hearing protection is often selected and assigned. We all know the ramifications of excessive noise exposure, whether it has occurred in the workplace or in leisure activities, like motor sports, concerts or hunting. In many cases the choices of hearing protection offered is not always given the attention
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Conditions in the hearing health care market continue to show dramatic change. Survival for many providers and some manufacturing companies will depend greatly on leadership that can present a strategic, profitable pathway to success. As a result of PSAPs, OTCs, e-commerce, and Big-Box stores such as Costco, Sam’s Club, Cabela’s, Bass Pro, and Kroger’s we have entered an AGE OF ACCELERATED COMPETITION. This competition, fanned by the COVID-19, has created substantial consumer anxiety and concern. Practices that are looking for
Now’s a great time to upgrade your specialized hearing systems for hearing protection and/or hearing enhancement. If your custom earplugs are over 5 years old, they may no longer fit properly as ears change over time. 1. Custom Electronics Our latest custom electronics offer multimode technology which allow the user to switch to pre-set programs that automatically reduce background noise without compromising volume. 2. Impressions or Sleeves We can digitally recreate new impressions from any existing product and/or offer an
How does fit checking minimize the risk of hearing loss claims and help workers properly use hearing protection products? Traditionally, the verification of how well an ear protector (muff or plugs) attenuates has been conducted under laboratory standards that resulted in reporting a noise reduction rating. The resulting NRR score simply implied the expected attenuation when the product was properly installed at the time of use. Eventually, it was recognized that numerous end users weren’t achieving these values for a
Boulder, CO (July 24th, 2015) Excess moisture has long been the number one cause of damage to the electronic hearing protection and/or hearing aids. E.A.R. Inc.’s new WATERPROOF/RESILIENT series of custom-fit electronic earplugs have been specifically designed to meet or exceed the acoustical needs of both hunters and shooters. All earplugs are 100% DIGITAL and automatically reduce damaging sounds that exceed 85 dB such as gunfire while amplifying quiet sounds and ensuring 360-degree situational awareness. There are 12 color choices of
When activated, SHOTHUNT™ electronic earplugs provide two different functions at the same time: The digital protective function will automatically and drastically suppress all noises and sounds above an 85dB safety threshold – either sharp and brief, like a gunshot, or very long, like the noise of working heavy machinery. The corrective function will enhance all noises and sounds under the safety threshold, providing a +20dB level without altering natural hearing. SHOTHUNT™ electronic earplugs will easily adapt to the shape of
According to the military, law enforcement, and industrial groups, many of the standard type ear protectors on today’s market go unused properly because they minimize one’s ability to hear critical sounds needed for communications and environmental awareness.In response to this situation we have placed our professional focus on advanced technology that incorporates breathable, moisture resistant acoustical filters that improve sound quality when the ear is overloaded with excess noise, continuous or impact. You are now able to purchase a multifunctional
Capitalizing on Opportunities in Hearing Care: An Interview with Garry Gordon By Christa S. Nuber, associate editor Audiologist Garry G. Gordon is the owner of EAR Inc in Boulder, Colorado, a developer and distributor of specialized hearing systems. Based on an early partnership he formed with Sydney Gurschkov, Ph.D., of Insta-Mold Products Inc, Gordon’s business also markets silicones to the hearing healthcare industry in addition to industrial, military, motorsports, music, and recreational accounts. Active in the hearing care industry for