29 Jun 2015

A Breath of Fresh Air for Hearing Protection, Avoiding Wax!

People who are required to wear hearing protection for prolonged periods of time will testify that one of the worst by-products of that is a build-up of ear wax. This wax can often lead to discomfort, dizziness, hearing impairment and even the onset of infection in some cases, and due to hearing protection being mandatory in many workplaces this is something that many of us have had to put up with for years. ProtectHear® and its vented design offers a solution that may help improve symptoms.


Don’t sweat it!

If you wear hearing protection at work, typically you are blocking or covering your ear or the ear canal to achieve protection from damaging external noise. The problem with this is that it reduces your ear’s ability to “breathe” and creates an environment which is hot and sweaty, particularly in the summer months, and unfortunately this is just the sort of place that wax and bacteria love! ProtectHear® and its vented design allows for a continual flow of air whilst being worn, attenuating external noise to a safe level as it passes through the passive filter within, but crucially allowing your ear to breathe promoting a healthier, cooler and happier ear!

Wax Lyrical!

Ear wax (Cerumen) is produced by the sebaceous glands and apocrine sweat glands which are situated in the outer parts of the ear canal. The amount of earwax produced varies from person to person and is naturally produced to protect the ear from the ingression of dirt, dust and microbes and bacteria that can lead to infection, whilst keeping the ear lubricated and clean. Ear wax will normally migrate out of the ear over time by itself but sometimes, particularly when using earplugs or hearing aids, it can be pushed back in to the canal often resulting in discomfort, a blocked feeling, tinnitus and hearing loss for the sufferer with the need to seek professional medical advice.

ProtectHear® vented earplugs are washable and have a replaceable dust cover which is specifically designed to prevent dirt and dust migrating into the ear whilst being worn in the workplace. This can significantly improve ear health and in some cases reduce the amount of wax produced, thus improving many of the common symptoms endured by the wearers of hearing protection.

For more information on hearing protection, contact us or request a no-obligation trial of ProtectHear® hearing protection for your workforce.

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23 Jun 2015

Tomorrow’s Health and Safety – Personally Moulded Ear Protection

We were pleased to see Adi’s article about Noise Induced Hearing Loss and prevention feature highly in the PPE supplement of Tomorrow’s Health and Safety Magazine – we encourage you to join the personal ear protection revolution and get yourself some personally moulded earplugs! click here to read why http://content.yudu.com/web/1jybr/0A1vxp9/THSPPSupp2015/flash/resources/12.htm


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04 Jun 2015

Ear Protection hits the mark at the SHE Health and Safety Show 2015

Another year of the SHE Show has begun with the 2015 line-up kicking off in Milton Keynes with a very well organised and highly supported exhibition.  Read more about what happened here.

A little more “personal” in size, this event boasts a range of diverse exhibitors showcasing their products to the Safety, Health and Environment professional in a lively, bright and very well organised venue and as always with the SHE Show, it didn’t disappoint!

ProtectHear® were proud to exhibit our ear protection on stand 8 alongside thirty other companies, many showcasing a range of products that boasted innovative design and brought a new dimension to the way we all approach Health and Safety.

Following a busy event with visitors attending from all over the UK, ProtectHear® are looking forward to exhibiting at the next event in this year’s calendar from the Washingtondowling stable – The SHE Show Blackpool – #SHEshowNW – Come and see us there, get some ear protection samples and find out why this small exhibition is so well supported!!

Find out more about how ProtectHear® ear protection is a genuine alternative to disposable earplugs.

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02 Jun 2015

ProtectHear® Joins Safecontractor

We’re pleased to announce that we are now members of the respected Safecontractor scheme and have been approved for membership.  This health and safety assessment scheme is designed to assess the competence of contractors in order to ensure compliance with industry best practice standards and regulation.

Safecontractor is the fastest growing private sector health and safety accreditation scheme in the UK, with more than 210 major clients and over 19,000 contractor members.

Our customers including Weetabix and Greencore are Safecontractor clients and our membership means that we can all save time and resource when it comes to health and safety compliance.


Read about our other accreditations.


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02 Jun 2015

Our Custom Earplugs at Railtex 2015

Held at Birmingham’s NEC, this year’s Railtex event was billed to be one of the highlights of 2015 in the rail calendar…and let me tell you it did not disappoint!

It was an exhibition packed with stands, displaying innovative products and cutting edge design solutions for all things Rail. With over 460 exhibitors and keynote speeches from industry leaders and suppliers, the event, held over 3 days, was a resounding success.

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ProtectHear® were very proud to be part of the Rail Alliance Hub on stand B40, exhibiting our custom earplugs alongside companies such as Sapa Profiles UK, Anderton Concrete Products and Railweight who showcased their products to the movers and shakers of the Rail Industry.

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With a huge foot-fall of people visiting the exhibition from all over the world, the event once again was a resounding success for ProtectHear® and gave us the opportunity to demonstrate the attributes and benefits of our unique custom earplugs and leading edge hearing protection solutions to a wider audience, opening new and exciting doors for us…it’s looking like a great year ahead for ProtectHear®!!!

Read more about how ProtectHear® custom earplugs can save money and offer comfort and protection.

View our other events here

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01 Jun 2015

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