High Noise Communication Solutions for Effective Communication and Enhanced Productivity

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Protection against the effects of noise exposure needs to be provided when sound levels exceed 85 decibels, as per the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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High Noise Communication Solutions for Effective Communication and Enhanced Productivity

  1. 1. High Noise Communication Solutions for Effective Communication and Enhanced ProductivityProtection against the effects of noise exposure needs to be provided when sound levels exceed85 decibels, as per the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Workplace noise isa major health hazard and occupational hearing loss is a common problem in the workplace today.With approximately 30 million workers exposed to hazardous noise on the job and an additionalnine million at risk for hearing loss from other agents on the jobs, employers need to devise ahearing conservation program and provide audiometric testing, which measures a persons hearingability over time. Continued exposure to high noise levels can result in permanent hearing damage,which is why there are strict regulations for the mandatory wearing of hearing protection.If you work in a high noise environment, wearing a hearing protection device will not only protectyour hearing but also aid in concentration and focus. Usually when workers cannot communicateseamlessly and accurately in high noise environments, productivity suffers. There are many types ofhearing devices that includeEarplugs – The earplugs block the ear canal with an airtight seal and come in various shapesand sizes so that they can fit snugly or can be fitted into a headband. Earplugs are available inunobtrusive designs combined with unparalleled communication functionality. They are costeffective and Bluetooth enabled, offering optimized hearing and speech clarity when used with cellphones. Attuned with all the features of premium hearing protectors, they have an added benefit ofmaking communication compact and easy in high noise environments.Earmuffs –Earmuffs need to fit firmly over your entire outer ear to form an airtight seal. They areusually held in place by an adjustable headband. Employees can obtain excellent earplugs withimmense benefits that are reasonably priced. These ear plugs cancel background noise to the mostminimal level that is comfortable while also retaining original sound quality. This helps the usersand employees retain awareness of the surrounding resulting in optimum safety.
  2. 2. Earplugs and earmuffs can be worn together when noise exceeds 105 dB—louder than a chainsawor pneumatic drill. The combination adds 10 dB to 15 dB of protection. There are also noise-canceling earphones available that actually cancel, by destructive interference, background noise.Permanent hearing loss may occur from ongoing or recurring exposure to excessive noise levels.There are many companies driving new approaches to high noise communication and hearingprotection by combining the most innovative communication systems with the very best hearingprotection technologies to ensure users can hear the speech and stay protected in high noiseenvironments. Invest in the best solutions to ensure effective communications and enhancedproductivity.Read Also On: Communication Headsets, Bluetooth Ear Muffs

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