27 Apr 2023

Record Interest in ProtectHear at this Year’s Big H&S Show with Free Custom moulded ear plug Trial Extended

ProtectHear, the industry-leading provider of custom-moulded earplugs designed for noisy industrial environments, is thrilled to announce the resounding success of their recent participation at the Health & Safety Exhibition held at the NEC 25-27 April 2023.

The exhibition, renowned for its commitment to promoting best practices and innovations in workplace safety, proved to be an ideal platform for ProtectHear to showcase their popular hearing protection solutions. The company’s presence at the event garnered an overwhelming response, with attendees showing high interest in their advanced earplug design and integrated technology.

As part of their commitment to raising awareness about the importance of hearing protection, ProtectHear offered an opportunity to all visitors to their stand; attendees were provided with details of a free trial offer, enabling organisations to book a ‘try-before-you-buy’, an 8-week period to try out the earplugs and comms accessories, so that their workers can experience the unparalleled comfort and effectiveness of ProtectHear’s custom-moulded earplugs first hand. A record number of trials were booked at the stand.

In light of the overwhelming demand and recognising some key individuals from a wide range of industrial sectors were not able to attend the exhibition, ProtectHear has decided to extend the free trial offer to a wider audience. Those who were unable to visit the event will now have the opportunity to participate in the trial so that up to 10 members of their workforce can discover the transformative impact ProtectHear’s custom-moulded earplugs can have on their daily working lives.

“We are extremely pleased with the exceptional response we received at the Health & Safety exhibition,” said Richard Potter, Manging Director at ProtectHear. “The positive feedback and interest demonstrated by attendees have reaffirmed our belief in the value and effectiveness of our hearing solutions. We are excited to extend our free trial offer to organisations who were unable to join us at the event, ensuring that everyone has the chance to experience the unrivalled quality and tailored fit of ProtectHear’s earplugs and its complementary comms solutions.”

ProtectHear’s custom-moulded earplugs are meticulously crafted to fit each individual’s ear canal precisely, providing superior protection against hazardous noise levels while offering unparalleled comfort. These state-of-the-art devices utilise advanced materials and cutting-edge technology, making them the ‘go-to’ choice for professionals working in noisy sectors. ProtectHear also offers connection expertise, via SpeakHear, with most of the popular radio brands, including Motorola, Kenwood, Hytera and many more.

Don’t miss out on this remarkable opportunity to safeguard your people’s hearing. Visit our trial page to find out the full details and book your trial now.

About ProtectHear:

ProtectHear is the leading provider of custom-moulded earplugs designed to combat noise-induced hearing loss in industrial environments. With a strong commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction, ProtectHear continues to set the benchmark in hearing protection solutions, offering unrivalled comfort and performance to organisations the length and breadth of the UK. Amongst the market leader’s customers are Network Rail, British Steel and Weetabix to name just a few.

For more information about the products and services, please visit www.protecthear.co.uk. Alternatively, you can call ProtectHear on 01507 604322 during office hours, or by email enquiries@protecthear.co.uk.

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19 Jul 2022

ProtectHear Donation to RESPOND

Due to the war in Ukraine and many other situations more people have to leave their country and their homes, sadly ending up as Refugees in the UK. This is an extremely difficult situation for all these people, as they arrive here with nothing but the clothes they are wearing and perhaps a small amount of personal items.

We recently received a message from the Refugee Health Programme called RESPOND; saying there are refugees who have all been put into rooms but with the amount of refugees to find accommodation for, it means there are as many as 6-8 people all in a very small room. With so many people so close together the noise causes many sleepless nights.

RESPOND asked for any ear plug donations we can provide, to help everyone get a better sleep in difficult conditions. Although we specialise in moulded ear plugs we were able to donate the disposables from our obelisk which we showcase at events, to demonstrate the amount of disposables used over 5 years by a single user.

We are hoping with this donation we can help make a difference to the health and well-being of these refugees.

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30 Mar 2022

Guess what grows as you get older…

Did you know your ears continue to grow throughout your lifetime?

Ear change

Over time everyone’s ears grow year on year, as stated in a study from a group of Doctors from London “The ageing process: What happens to our ears over time”. In the 1998 BBC documentary The Human Body: As Time Goes By, this video demonstrates how ears steadily change over a lifetime.

Moulded earplugs

Our earplugs are personally moulded to ensure a perfect fit but as stated, over time the ear shape changes, meaning that the moulded earplugs require a renewal after 5 years.

Why 5 years?

Most custom earplugs have a lifespan of approximately 3-6 years; we have determined through product testing, that our moulded earplugs can stand the test of time! The only thing they can’t control are human factors.

Do my earplugs need renewing?

If you currently have a pair of our earplugs call us on 01507 604322 or email enquiries@protecthear.co.uk, where a member of our team will be able to provide the date your hearing protection was issued.

If your earplugs need renewing, we are more than happy to arrange an appointment to come and visit you. If your earplugs are in date and you would just like a replacement, we can use the original moulds on file to manufacture a new pair.

The benefits over 5 years

It is not only cost saving advantages you will see when using our earplugs, your environmental impact will be reduced, plus your employees will benefit from improved health and safety practices.

Contact us

If you have renewals or you would like to enquire about ProtectHear please contact Kieran Towse on 01507604322 or email Kieran.towse@protecthear.co.uk, who will be able to arrange a new appointment, replacement or renewal.

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08 Jul 2021

The Customer Portal

About the Portal

We have developed an impression database portal for all of our customers; this allows users to track when employees have had impressions through a traffic light system, to identify when ear plugs need renewing. Customers have full access to the portal, so they can make necessary changes to employee records.

Why does the product have a 5 year lifespan?

After 5 years you would’ve thought the product would be worn and need replacing? But no, the product is very durable and can often last longer than 5 years with good care.

Your ears change over time, much like Dumbo the flying elephant and therefore 5 years is a sufficient timeframe for when the ear plugs need renewing.

How do I get on the portal?

You can contact our Sales Manager Glen Perkins on 01507 604322 or email glen.perkins@protecthear.co.uk, who will be more than happy to set you up on the system.

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01 Jun 2021

A Free Trial offer you can’t miss out on…

A Free Trial offer you can’t miss out on…

About us

ProtectHear is the leading provider of custom ear plugs with outstanding service and a product that is not only comfortable to wear, but also provides the ability to hear conversations and warnings.  The ear plugs are capable of connecting to radios, to enable full communications through our system called SpeakHear. We are so confident our product is the hearing protection you need in your workplace; we are offering a FREE trial.

tinnitusTry before you buy

Companies have the chance to trial up to 10 employees with our custom ear plugs. A toolbox talk is given to employees before the trial commences, showing how to fit, remove and clean the ear plugs.

There is 8 weeks of contact from us during the trial. After an 8 week period if the company wishes to move forward the products on trial are invoiced, and if not then they are returned with no costs incurred. We are confident that the product and service will exceed expectations as the trials have a 95% success rate.

Can I trial SpeakHear?

Yes, SpeakHear is connectable to ProtectHear ear plugs and there are many options to trial. There is a range of communication accessories offered, so trials can be conducted of different types of radios to find the appropriate one for your company. With SpeakHear there are many popular radios that can be connected with brands such as Motorola, Kenwood and Hytera to name a few.

How do I book a trial?

You can contact us on 01507 604322 or via email enquiries@protecthear.co.uk. We are operating in the safest way possible under strict COVID measures.

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23 Mar 2021

Safe Visits

Hairdressers re-opening

On the Prime Ministers road map Hairdressers are planned to re-open around the 12th April, with the same rules that were previously in place for the PPE worn whilst working. The way hairdressers conduct their work is very similar to us, working within 2 metres and one to one with the client.

Ear impressions

When taking ear impressions it is a safe procedure, coming into one to one contact for only 5 minutes. Our custom ear plugs are essential PPE for users in noisy environments, hairdressing is also essential especially as I look at my colleagues’ hair at the moment!

ProtectHear are able to conduct visits as safely as possible using essential PPE such as face masks and visors, whilst also making sure hands are sanitised between impressions taken, with revised safety practices to keep your employees and ours safe:

How can I find out more?

You can contact us either by phone on 01507 604322 or email Kieran.towse@protecthear.co.uk to find out more about the site procedures.

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