Harmful noise is a top 3 health hazard in the workplace. From 2016 it will officially be recognised as an irreversible health hazard with the new PPE Regulation. This means that it falls into the same level of high risk categorisation as both respiratory and fall protection.

What does this change of categorisation mean to you?

Is your hearing protection fit for purpose?

Is your hearing protection fit for purpose?

From 2016 Harmful Noise will be officially recognised as an irreversible health hazard within the new PPE Regulations.

To learn more watch the video
  • Harmful noise is a top 3 health hazard in the workplace. From 2016 it will officially be recognised as an irreversible health hazard with the new PPE Regulation. This means that it falls into the same level of high risk categorisation as both respiratory and fall protection.

    What does this change of categorisation mean to you?

3M is here to help

Register for one of our forthcoming webinars or watch free on-demand webinars to find out more about the new Regulation and selecting the correct products for your business.

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Resources

Find our more about the new Regulation and how 3M can help provide you with the training and support you require to ensure your workforce understands the risks from harmful noise, use the most appropriate hearing protection products and wear them correctly.

  • Is your hearing protection fit for purpose?

    Fact Sheet: Is your hearing protection fit for purpose?

    Download this detailed overview of the new PPE Regulation and its implications for your company and your supplier of hearing protection products.

  • Video: Importance of protecting your hearing

    Video: Importance of protecting your hearing

    Help educate your workers to take greater responsibility for protecting their hearing.

  • Fit Testing: Make it easy to measure hearing protection needs

    Fit Testing: Make it easy to measure hearing protection needs

    3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Dual-Ear Validation System makes it easy to measure every employee’s unique level of hearing protection needs, taking the guesswork out of managing your compliance.


Hearing Conservation Product Catalogue


Download posters

  • Noise is everywhere

    Over time noise above 85 dBA can damage hearing. This poster highlights graphically levels for different noise hazards.

  • Earplug Fitting Instructions

    Incorrect fitting of earplugs can damage hearing. This simple poster illustrates how to fit earplugs correctly.

  • All proper and correct

    This poster demonstrates clearly the right and wrong way to fit and wear different hearing protection devices.


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