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Hearing Protection from 3M UK


Detecting noise levels in the workplace is the first step to ensure your workforce is protected. 3M UK offers solutions.

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.

Find the 3M solution to keep noise levels manageable in your workplace.

Learn more about 3M™ Detection Instruments


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 experts are available for consultation on your specific hearing protection challenge.


Not every member of your workforce will know all the benefits of hearing conservation, or understand how best to use their protection. 3M can help take the weight of educating them off your shoulders.

Education builds commitment to hearing conservation. The more that users believe in the value of protection, the more they’re protected.


Learn more about Hearing Conservation training

Watch our informative video on Hearing Conservation

Download our free Hearing Conservation white paper, written with the HSL



You have offered hearing protection to your workers. Now, how do you gain confidence they are protected?

3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Validation System utilises F-Mire technology to measure the level of employee hearing protection in just 8 seconds.

Workers receive their own personal attenuation rating (PAR) and learn how correctly inserting the right ear plug increases their level of protection.

Learn more about 3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Validation system


3M™ Peltor™ X Series Ear Defenders

3M™ Peltor™ X Series

Introducing the 3M™ Peltor™ X Series Ear Defenders – a new reference point for over-the ear hearing protection.

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3M and HSL Hearing Conservation E-learning

Introducing a new, interactive training package to assist Health and Safety decision makers looking to learn about noise risk and the possible solutions according to the hierarchy of control.

World's First Foam Earplug!

World's First Foam Earplug!

Classic™ Earplugs from 3M set the standard in hearing protection as the world's first foam earplugs. They are made with slow recovery foam and are moisture-resistant.

3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Validation System

3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Validation System

A quick and accurate method of estimating real-ear attenuation for a given fitting of a pair of earplugs.

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3M™ Peltor™ Optime II Food Industry Ear Muff

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3M™ Peltor™ Optime II Food Industry Ear Muff

Hearing protection specially designed for the food industry.

Fitting 3M Earplugs

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Fitting 3M Earplugs

Ensuring employees know how to correctly fit their roll-down and pre-moulded earplugs is important in achieving good levels of attenuation. Watch our short videos for guidance on how this can be achieved.

Find out about the Safety Helmet range from 3M, compatible with 3M Ear Defender helmet attachments.

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Where to Buy

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