Hearing protection and noise risk management

Attentive to the quality of our offer, the well-being of our users and concerned to always bring you the best, Cotral Lab informs you about hearing protection in the company.
From hearing risks to new laws and case studies, discover below our blog articles.

Noise at work

Noise in the workplace isn’t just reserved for noisy industries. Noise pollution concerns all sectors, including the tertiary sector.

hearing protection of the future

How to choose the best hearing protector for the food industry? What criteria should you consider?

hearing protection of the future

If you'd like to learn about future innovations in custom hearing protection, take a look at our article on the hearing protection of the future from Cotral Lab

taking ear impressions

Discover the steps in an ear impression session, from raising awareness to receiving your custom earplugs.

Tinnitus and hyperacusis can be the consequences of a noise-related accident at work.

Tinnitus and hyperacusis can be the consequences of a noise-related accident at work.

Qeos, comfortable and effective custom-made hearing protection

8 key points guide the selection of the best adapted custom hearing protection. How does custom-made hearing protection measure up?

Combat noise in your company

Find out more about noise and its effects on the human body.

Fight against noise in your company

How can you get your message across and change your employees' habits? What steps should you take to ensure the success of your noise risk prevention campaign?

Personal Protective Equipment: choosing the right supplier

By choosing the most appropriate service provider, it is possible to have a positive impact on the financial health of your company while choosing quality products. How to do it ? Let's take the example of Personal Protective Equipment, or PPE.

Hearing protection: the story on video

The world of hearing protection has evolved a lot since the first custom hearing protection appeared in 1939. Discover these developments on video.

Ask your employees about their current hearing protection

There are many things you need to consider when it comes to choosing suitable custom hearing protection. So if you could only keep one, which one would it be?

Noise cancelling headphones

With a high attenuation, reusable and good value for money, ear defenders (noise cancelling headphones) appear to be the all-purpose solution to fight against noise problems. But are they really? We describe its strengths and weaknesses.

How does the human ear work ?

The ear is a fragile organ that must be taken care of. Find out about how an ear in perfect condition works and compare it with one suffering hearing loss, the consequences of hearing loss and how best to protect your hearing.

Fight against noise in your company

For many people, well-being at work equates to the availability of a gym, well-being workshops etc. On the other hand, we often forget that noise is one of the major negative impacts of quality of life at work. Discover how to fight noise at work.

An employee suffering from noise nuisance in an open space

The custom made noise reducing ear plug Clear is adapted to eliminate noise nuisance in the service sector and particularly in open spaces.

How are your Cotral Lab moulded ear plugs made ?

The comfort of hearing protection is a key element in the success of your struggle against occupational deafness. It is difficult to match the moulded caps because they can be worn for a whole day's work. How are they made? Discover it in this article!

Which IHPD is best suited to your requirements ?

The choice of IHPD impacts on the success of your action to prevent noise damage: a PPE that is not suitable will not be worn. So how do you identify which is the most suitable?

5 conventional wisdoms on hearing protection

Custom hearing protectors are expensive ... The more the sound is attenuated, the more the employee is protected... What is it really? How to deal with these findings?

Disposable caps : are they really the best choice ?

Assumed to be economical, hygienic and effective, the disposable cap is perceived as the all-purpose solution against noise. What is it really like?

Employee with improperly positioned disposable caps

Despite the rise in safety culture and legal obligations, cases of occupational noise-induced hearing loss are increasing. What exactly is the situation?

How to choose the right individual noise protection

Comfort, communication, ease of use and hygiene are the 4 major criteria for your employees to wear their hearing protectors 100% of the time spent on noise. Find out which type of protector (helmet, disposable cap, reusable cap or custom hearing protector) best meets these needs.