Category Archives: Hearing Conservation

Decibullz – guest blog post by Natalie Phillips

I had the opportunity to check out a local company here in Fort Collins, Colorado, called Decibullz.  A friend introduced me to the company, as they wanted to reach into the Audiology community for feedback and input on their product … Continue reading

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BANG! Free Webinar addressing damage from impulse noise & the effectiveness of hearing protection

Some of the most hazardous sounds we hear are brief sounds – noises from impacts and impulses. These arise from sources like household tools, construction, industrial noise, firecrackers, guns, and even automotive airbags. The progression of damage to the ear … Continue reading

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Hush™, the World’s First Smart Earplugs – guest blog post by Daniel Lee

Snoring can be very disruptive to one’s sleep and has a much deeper negative impact than may be initially realized. Studies show that spouses lose more than an hour of sleep as a result of their snoring spouses.1  Also, the sleep … Continue reading

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P.S.: It’s October! – guest post by Laurie Wells

Have you ever been asked to determine if a hearing loss is work-related or not? Or to review audiometric tests done by an audiometric technician at a work site? Or to identify an OSHA recordable hearing shift? While very few … Continue reading

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Do-It-Yourself Earplug Fitting System

The VitaSound Hearing Protector is a relatively new do-it-yourself fitting system designed to safely create custom earplugs utilizing the SonoFit delivery system. The SonoFit system is a headband connected to two silicone-filled inflation pumps (one on either side of the head) … Continue reading

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India, Earplugs & Quiet Bliss – guest post by D’Anne Rudden

When planning a backpacking trip to India, there are certain “must haves”, outside of your clothes, that should make the final cut in your limited packing space: 1) bug spray, 2) a mobile pharmacy, and 3) earplugs (for sure). Being an … Continue reading

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Band Together to Prevent Hearing Loss – guest post by Peytra Osetinsky & Lorie D’Elia

Band Week at most college campuses is typically filled with tryouts, uniform fittings, and very long practices. That’s how band camp for the University of Akron’s marching band had been in the past. This year it was a bit different. … Continue reading

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Hearing Protection that is TRU Blue, Pink & Smoke

Looking for hearing protection that maintains sound quality across the frequency spectrum so you can enjoy listening to live music, sporting events, movies and/or other recreational activities? The TRU Universal WR20 Earplugs are a great off-the-shelf solution, offering full-frequency hearing protection for mid-level … Continue reading

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