News / Updates

 SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA— May 28, 2014 — Free hearing conservation seminars to help prevent noise-induced hearing loss in the workplace are scheduled for June around the U.S. and Canada — hosted by hearing conservation experts from Honeywell (NYSE: HON).

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA – A free HearForever® by Howard Leight seminar to help safety professionals improve their hearing conservation programs and prevent noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) in the workplace will be presented in North Dakota, Montana, and Alberta, Canada in April, 2013.
 

BASINGSTOKE, UK – Honeywell Safety Products will present a series of free seminars in June 2012 throughout the United Kingdom (UK) that will help safety professionals improve their Hearing Conservation Programs and prevent noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) among their workers.

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA — May 9, 2012 — Hearing Conservation experts from Honeywell Safety Products will present the latest research, technologies, and know-how on Hearing Conservation programs at three key upcoming industry conferences in June 2012 — American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety 2012, American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) AIHce 2012, and the Audio E

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Honeywell Safety Products will present a series of free seminars in May 2012 throughout the U.S. Gulf region that will help safety professionals improve their Hearing Conservation Programs and prevent noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) among their workers.

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA — Honeywell Safety Products today introduced the QUIETPRO® QP100Ex intelligent hearing protection and communication system, which delivers life-critical communication and smart, verifiable hearing protection for workers in high-noise environments.

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA, September 13, 2011 – In late 2009, Kenny Dillard, faced seemingly insurmountable environmental challenges to the Hearing Conservation program at a Dalton, Ga., manufacturing facility of Shaw Industries Group, Inc., the world’s largest carpet manufacturer and a leading floor covering provider.

The British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) has awarded its 2011 Product Innovation Award to the Howard Leight® QuietDose™ in-ear dosimeter. The award, which is designed to recognise new and innovative products that contribute to improvements in occupational safety and health, was presented at the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards Gala Dinner held during Safety and Health Expo 2011.
 

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – March 7, 2011 – A series of free seminars have been scheduled for June throughout the Northeast U.S. to help employers improve their Hearing Conservation Programs and prevent noise-induced hearing loss among their workers.

SMITHFIELD, RI – A series of free seminars during April in Georgia and Tennessee will help employers to improve their Hearing Conservation Programs and prevent noise-induced hearing loss among workers.

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA  – Howard Leight®/Sperian Hearing Protection, LLC has recently expanded its social media outreach to include a new blog and a YouTube channel that covers a variety of topics about Hearing Conservation, protection, and safety. These materials further expand its HearForever™ initiative aimed at raising awareness of the risks and dangers of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL).

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA, August 2, 2010 – A new free white paper from Howard Leight®/Sperian Hearing Protection is available to help Hearing Conservation and occupational safety professionals to better understand the hybrid push-in style of ear plugs that combine the use of foam for comfort with an insertion stem for ease-of-use.

SMITHFIELD, RI — Free seminars focusing on the increasing critical importance – and rapidly changing regulatory environment — of occupational Hearing Conservation Programs will be held for employers in Chicago, Cincinnati, Davenport, and Indianapolis this September.

International energy company Statoil has partnered with SINTEF, Scandinavia’s largest independent research organization, and Nacre, developers of award-winning intelligent hearing protection and communication technology, to create the next generation of intelligent hearing protection and communication technologies for use in the offshore oil and gas industry.

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA, June 21 2010 The British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) has awarded its Product Innovation Award to VeriPRO®, the earplug fit testing system from Howard Leight®. The award, which is designed to recognize excellence and innovation within the safety industry, was presented at the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards Gala Dinner held during Safety and Health Expo 2010. 

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, U.S.A. — April 23, 2010 — Texas employers across the state are invited to attend free seminars in June designed to improve their Hearing Conservation Programs and help prevent noise-induced hearing loss among workers.

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, U.S.A. — A series of free seminars scheduled for Phoenix, Reno, Salt Lake City, and Denver in May are set to help employers improve hearing conservation efforts and prevent noise-induced hearing loss among their workers. 

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, U.S.A. — 22 February, 2010 — Two free seminars are scheduled for Calgary and Edmonton in March to help employers improve hearing conservation efforts and prevent noise-induced hearing loss among their workers. 

Titled “HearForever™: Best Practices in Hearing Conservation,” the three-hour sessions will provide employers with practical information on noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), and the latest research and technologies to enhance worker hearing protection programs.

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, U.S.A. — February 15, 2010— Hearing conservation experts from Howard Leight / Sperian Hearing Protection will be presenters at the 2010 National Hearing Conservation Association’s (NHCA) Conference, February 25-27, 2010, in Orlando, Fla.

 SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA, January 5, 2010 – In many occupational Hearing Conservation Programs, solutions often become a problem – a seemingly endless cycle of behaviors and tactics that yield minimal results and little real-world data.

 

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA – December 15, 2009 – Mergers and acquisitions are commonplace today. As competitors come together to expand their reach globally or complete a product portfolio they also must face integration challenges, including the integration of safety programs.

 In the world of personal protective equipment, bad assumptions are hazardous and can result in injury — or worse. Yet, despite 25 years of government regulation, a handful of persistent bad assumptions are widespread — endangering both the effectiveness of occupational Hearing Conservation Programs (HCPs) – and worker hearing. 

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA  – Though most companies are committed to employee Hearing Conservation Programs, many still struggle to obtain a true assessment of the specific effectiveness of their efforts – and of the individual hearing protection products they deploy – on a worker-by-worker basis.

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, U.S.A. — The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed changes governing Noise Reduction Ratings will help to “refocus hearing conservation programs to prevent employee hearing loss, and reflect real-world realities in the workplace,” according to Brad Witt, Director of Hearing Conservation for Sperian Hearing Protection, LLC.

Smithfield, RI -- A new poster available free from Howard Leight details the care and maintenance of Earplugs and Earmuffs. Designed for placement on worksite bulletin boards or in other high-traffic areas, the colorful poster provides clear instructions for each type of hearing protection device.

Smithfield, RI – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to provide hearing protection for workers exposed to hazardous noise. Best practice has shown that providing a good variety of hearing protectors improves compliance. But smart employers will also encourage employees to take hearing protectors home, says Howard Leight's Theresa Y. Schulz, PhD.

Smithfield, RI -- A recent field attenuation study conducted by the Howard Leight Acoustical Laboratory on the performance of hearing protection devices showed that individual, one-on-one training was the most significant factor in predicting good earplug performance.

Smithfield, RI – In anticipation of the EPA's expected change to the Noise Reduction Rating (NRR), Howard Leight has issued a brochure that explains known details of the proposed changes for hearing protectors. Titled, "Inside the EPA's Proposed Change to the Noise Reduction Rating," the brochure is designed as a handy information resource for safety managers, providing background on the impending new rating system and the ANSI testing protocols on which it is expected to be based.

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA – Howard Leight today officially introduced QuietDose™ -- the only personal dosimeter that measures and records a worker’s actual in-ear exposure to noise over an entire work shift.  The introduction is a major advance towards stopping the progression of occupational hearing loss and ensuring employer compliance with hearing safety regulations. 

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA — September 14, 2009 — Howard Leight® today formally introduced HearForever™, a major initiative aimed to raise awareness of the dangers, risks and consequences of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) at work and at home.

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, U.S.A.—August 26, 2009— A series of free seminars discussing the increasing critical importance—and rapidly changing regulatory environment—of employer-based Hearing Conservation Programs have been announced for eight cities along the East and West coasts of the U.S. by Howard Leight®/Sperian Hearing Protection, LLC