New 3M Peltor Tactical Earpug gives military users a digital earplug with tactical communications, situational awareness and hearing protection capabilities. Hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing in the ears) are the two most common service-related disabilities, according to the Department of Defense’s Hearing Center of Excellence (HCE). The device will debut at the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) exposition, Oct. 13 to 15 in Washington, D.C. at 3M Booth 7329. It is also available now for U.S. Army Tactical Communications and Protective Systems (TCAPS) applications and law enforcement.
Kansas City Chiefs fans aim to reclaim the world record for “Loudest Crowd Cheer at a Sports Stadium" during the Kansas City Chiefs-New England Patriots NFL game on Monday, Sept 29. Fans will attempt to set the Guinness World Record at Arrowhead Stadium if they exceed 137.6 decibels (dB), a record currently held by fans of the Seattle Seahawks.
The 3M Oil & Gas Safety Summit is a FREE educational seminar for providers of onshore drilling and well services in the U.S. It will cover relevant occupational health and safety hazards and regulations for onshore drilling, well completion and well services.
3M has launched the Speedglas Welding Helmet QR Series, which swiftly convert many of the industry’s hard hats into auto-darkening welding helmets. Using the 3M™ Speedglas™ Quick Release Rail (QR) System, the new 9100 QR and 100 QR welding helmets clasp onto a hard hat via a releasable ratcheting mechanism.
To help health and safety professionals stay on top of the latest industry developments and best practices, 3M experts will lead 12 professional development sessions on hearing, respiratory, eye, face, head, body and fall protection at the 2014 NSC Congress & Expo., in San Diego from Sept. 13-19.