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Howard Leight’s “HearForever” Initiative is the Next Generation of Hearing Conservation

Howard Leight’s “HearForever” Initiative is the Next Generation of Hearing Conservation

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Howard Leight® formally introduced HearForever™, a major initiative aimed to raise awareness of the dangers, risks and consequences of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) at work and at home.

“Noise-induced hearing loss is one of the world’s most permanent and preventable occupational diseases. The goal of HearForever is to spark fresh consciousness and immediate action about NIHL among people from all walks of life.”

“The founding of the HearForever initiative—along with the considerable resources and investment dedicated to it and related outreach efforts—represents Howard Leight’s 30-year-long commitment to preventing occupational hearing loss by introducing innovative new hearing protection technology and products and promoting progressive Hearing Conservation Programs."
Howard Leight® formally introduced HearForever™, a major initiative aimed to raise awareness of the dangers, risks and consequences of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) at work and at home.

“Noise-induced hearing loss is one of the world’s most permanent and preventable occupational diseases. The goal of HearForever is to spark fresh consciousness and immediate action about NIHL among people from all walks of life.”

“The founding of the HearForever initiative—along with the considerable resources and investment dedicated to it and related outreach efforts—represents Howard Leight’s 30-year-long commitment to preventing occupational hearing loss by introducing innovative new hearing protection technology and products and promoting progressive Hearing Conservation Programs."

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Press Release –For Immediate ReleaseHoward Leight’s “HearForever” Initiative is the Next Generation of HearingConservationSMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA
— September 14, 2009 — Howard Leight
®
todayformally introduced HearForever™, a major initiative aimed to raise awareness of thedangers, risks and consequences of noise-induced hearing loss(NIHL) at work and at home. “Noise-induced hearing loss is one of the world’s most permanent and preventableoccupational diseases,” said Renee S. Bessette, COHC, Marketing Manager forHowardLeight /Sperian Hearing Protection, LLC. “The goal of HearForever is to spark fresh consciousness and immediate action about NIHL among people from all walks of life.”  “The founding of the HearForever initiative—along with the considerable resources andinvestment dedicated to it and related outreach efforts—represents Howard Leight’s 30-year-long commitment to preventing occupational hearing loss by introducing innovativenewhearing protectiontechnology and products and promoting progressive HearingConservation Programs," Bessette said.HearForever personalizes the Hearing Conservation experience through a series of newadvertisements and a special microsite,www.hearforever.org.The ad series addresses the connections between human interactions and hearing lossthrough thought-provoking images that question, inspire and empower people to makehealthy hearing decisions as part of everyday life.Hea rForever.orgprovides information on the latest advances, research and discoveries of noise-induced hearing loss detection and prevention. The site is an extensive source foreducational, informative and motivational materials to help prevent noise-induced hearingloss both on and off the job.Using a “Learn, Educate, Connect” approach,HearForever.orgis focused on HearingConservation for everyone exposed to hazardous noise. Facts, statistics, case studies,regulations, news updates and tools focused on Hearing Conservation can be found in the “Learn” section. The “Educate” section provides participants with valuable tools for outlininga detailedHearing Conservation Program. The “Connect” section empowers users to interactwith HearForever and take action through blogs and “What Can I Do” activities.”Over the years, we’ve met thousands of people all over the world who have shared theirown personal stories, questions and comments about hearing loss,” said Bessette. “We aimto connect those involved with Hearing Conservation and hearing loss prevention activities,to share their challenges and success stories, and ultimately inspire others.”  “The HearForever initiative is especially timely given the proposed EPA rule change affectingthe Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) for hearing protection products, testing and usage. Theseimpending changes will create many questions among users and purchasers of hearingproducts. The HearForever microsite will be an extensive educational portal that will answerthese questions,” Bessette said.Additional HearForever actions include Hearing Conservation seminar tours in the UnitedStates in September and October. The seminar will include the distribution of materials

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