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Hearing Protection


Detecting noise levels in the workplace is the first step to ensure your workforce is protected.

Complying with regulations, selecting appropriate protection, and analyzing noise control options are all easier with 3M solutions for exposure assessment, noise analysis, and employee engagement.

3M's accurate, reliable, and flexible instrumentation coupled with powerful software is the innovative solution for your noise detection challenge.

Learn more about 3M™ Detection Instruments


Once you have detected your noise level, it is critical to select a hearing protector that your employees are motivated to wear.

3M has the broadest selection of hearing protectors for a wide range of environments. Trouble fitting your plugs? Need to communicate in noise? Dirty hands? Hot, humid conditions? These are just a few of the many challenges that 3M's innovative products can solve for you.

3M global experts are available for consultation on your specific hearing protection challenge.

Learn more about 3M Hearing Conservation System


You have offered hearing protection to your workers. Now, how do you gain confidence they are protected?

3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Validation System utilizes F-Mire technology to measure the level of employee hearing protection in just 10 seconds. Workers receive their own personal attenuation rating (PAR) and learn how correctly inserting the right earplug increases their level of protection.

Learn more about 3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Validation system

Ear Plugs Dispenser - One Touch™ Pro

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Ear Plugs Dispenser - One Touch™ Pro

Accurate, durable and easy to use ear plugs dispenser for convenient access to workers on the move. Reusable free-standing or wall hanging.

Discover what makes 3M™ E-A-R™ Classic™ earplugs different?

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3M™ E-A-R™ Classic™ Earplugs

Explore this site and discover what makes the E-A-R Classic earplug so different and why it remains one of the most popular choices of earplug in the workplace for protection.

3M™ Peltor™ X Series Ear muffs

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3M™ Peltor™ X Series Ear muffs

The 3M™ Peltor™ X Series ear muffs combine excellent protection with the ultimate comfort, they offer a wide range of attenuations that helps meet the majority of industrial applications.

3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Validation System

Featured System

3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Validation System

A quick and accurate method of estimating real-ear attenuation for a given fitting of a pair of earplugs.

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