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3M is a global leader in providing Peltor™ Communication and Active Listening Headsets for use in hazardous, high noise environments. Learn More

3M™ Peltor™ WS™ Series Headsets

Blocks out unwanted noise and offers flexibility and clarity when talking wirelessly in noisy environments.
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Hearing Conservation Seminars

One day seminars to educate you and your staff on noise hazards and hearing protection. Learn More

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A Complete Hearing Conservation Solution

Detection

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.

Protection

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.

Validation

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 E-A-Rfit validation system.


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Why 3M™ Peltor™ Protective Communication Headsets & Systems

3M™ Peltor™ Communications Headsets are a leading name in two-way headsets. Our comprehensive range of headsets and earmuffs can be used in a number of environments and meet most requirements for both communication and hearing protection.

Technical Support

Communications Headsets Technical Support Please see the contact information and hours of operation for the Communications Headsets Applications-Repair-Technical Support (ARTS) Facility Center. Including contact information and hours of operation for repairs, warranty work or product customization.


Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm EST.


Repairs and Warranty Shipping Address: 5457 West 79th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268; Attention: Repairs


Customer Service and Technical Support Number: 1-800-665-2942

3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Validation System

Fit test your hearing products and get objective, personalized results to help you protect your workers against noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Learn More

Training

Hear Force On-Site Training

Free on-site hearing conservation training for your employees! Learn More

Safety eLearning

Visit 3M's Safety eLearning Portal. This is a unique, customized portal that provides helpful training and education resources for hearing conservation enthusiasts, students and instructors. Learn More

3M™ E-A-R™  Hearing Conservation Seminars

There's no better way to educate yourself and your staff about the current regulations, equipment choices, employee training programs and legal issues related to noise hazards and hearing conservation. Conducted by two of the industry's most respected hearing experts, these day-long seminars discuss, in detail, how to asses noise problems and properly protect your employees. View Schedule and Registration

Webinars for On-Demand Training
From time to time 3M will present on-line seminars. Below are links to assist in your training efforts. They can be accessed and taken at a time that is convenient for you.

NRRs vs. Fit-Test Numbers: Best Practice Recommendations and an Update on EPA Activities
Hot Topics in Hearing Protection: An expert shares what you need to know

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3M Protective Communication

Industry leading 3M™ Peltor™ Protective Communication Solutions combine state-of-the-art electronics and hearing protection advancements. Solutions include both earmuff headset models and in-ear communication devices.