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Take Care of Your Hearing

The ideal hearing protection mix for the food and beverage industry

The safety of your workers is of the utmost importance. Hearing loss is not always immediate, is typically progressive, and can often be painless. Watch this video to learn more about why it is so important to take care of your workers' hearing.

The risks in the food and beverage industry are so diverse that a single type of hearing protective device won’t be applicable to all situations. You need to select the correct mix of products for your workers, specifically chosen for their particular needs and tasks. The ideal mix of hearing protection for the food and beverage industry should be chosen based on several criteria such as comfort & fit, appropriate for all-day wear and for every worker, adequate for the task at hand, metal detection and price to value ratio.

This can mean carrying a mix of hearing protection that covers everyone in your facility from maintenance and line workers all the way to managers and visitors.

Detectable Earplugs

Detectable Earplugs are to be used in applications where their quick detection is paramount.

The single-use Laser Trak® earplugs offer high visual and metal detectability, but don’t sacrifice fit, comfort, or price - they are comfortable and easy to handle.

If longer term wear is your goal, Honeywell also makes one of their most popular reusables in a metal detectable version, SmartFit®, detectable by x-ray or electromagnetically, so they work well in process industries such as food and beverage.

Detectable Earplugs

Single-Use Earplugs

Single-use earplugs are exactly what their name says: used in situations where hygiene requirements present a problem for reuse. These earplugs are also the most common, so you can choose confidently based on the level of comfort, noise-blocking performance, and firmness. Corded tends to be used much more frequently than uncorded so that it is easy to visually identify if it were to fall into your product.

The Max® packs superior noise-blocking performance and high comfort. Laser Lite® delivers high-visibility and its formable foam expands to fit most wearers.

Ear Defenders

Ear Defenders are used when you need a one-size-fits-all solution and are easy to put on and take off.

The passive ear defenders from the Verishield 100 Series® provide superior hearing protection in a lightweight and comfortable design. Because they have a wide cup opening and are highly adjustable, they can fit a wide range of head sizes. The new memory foam means a level of comfort that makes it easy to wear all day long.

Ear Defenders

Watch this animation to learn how the Verishield 100 series ear defenders may add value to your hearing protection mix.


Communication will also be key in some situations. Sync Wireless ear defenders are high quality ear defenders that protect users from hazardous noise while keeping them connected to what matters. Making phone calls is no longer a hassle, but a simple procedure. Users can listen to their mobile devices through Bluetooth™ or built-in FM radio and get high passive noise protection. But the important sounds of the workplace - like alarms, warning signals, and co-worker's voices - are possible to hear at safe levels thanks to Hear-Through Technology.

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