Studies and publications on hearing protection and noise

Selecting a personal hearing protection device

The selection and use of hearing protection devices today requires the consideration of many parameters, such as law; working conditions for employees; their levels of exposure to noise; the various noise protection devices available; and their characteristics.

This document will provide you with the criteria to choose the best personal hearing protection devices and ensure that they are worn.

We will also see that the attenuation values claimed by manufacturers of HPD (personal Hearing Protection Devices) do not actually correspond in reality, and discounts must be applied to them.

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HearingProTech is a department of Arta Group. Its mission is to perform and disseminate research, analyses, and tools to aid in the selection of personal hearing protection devices. Composed of technical and scientific experts, HearingProTech aims to advance knowledge in this area and make it more easily accessible.