The Global Ear Protection Devices Market to Cross $861 Million by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Ear Protection Devices market. The global Ear Protection Devices market is driven by the fact that over 120 million workers across the globe are exposed to dangerously high noise levels (over 85 dB) In the US alone, over 30 million workers are exposed to prolonged noise levels in their day to day life. Workers in metalworking, manufacturing, coalmines, dockyard (fishermen) and construction, and hospitality industries are the highly risk prone group to Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL).

Ear Protection Devices: A Global Strategic Business Report

Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is one of the major avoidable occupational hazards, particularly in developing countries, where occupational and environmental noise remains the major risk factor for hearing impairment. Even in developed countries hearing impairment continues to remain a common health disorder, leaving a largely untapped market for the players to exploit.

The global market for ear protection devices is expected to cross $861 million by 2015, as stated by the new market research report on ear protection devices market. Growth in hearing protection device market is decelerated by the higher cost associated with customized devices that offer perfect seal for better noise attenuation. Moreover, pre-molded ear protection devices fail to provide the perfect acoustic seal for complete protection against noise. Other major concerns associated with the global ear protection devices market include, the health hazards associated with prolonged usage of the device and lack of scalable validation science for individual subject fit, which might hamper the growth of the ear protection devices market.

Key players profiled in the report include 3M Company, ADCO Hearing Products, Inc., Amplifon SpA, Centurion Safety Products Limited, DELTA PLUS S.A, Elvex Corporation, GN ReSound A/S, Hellberg Safety AB, JSP Ltd., Moldex-Metric, Inc., Moldex-Metric AG & Co. KG, Mine Safety Appliances Company, MSA Sordin AB, North Safety Products Europe BV, Oy Silenta Electronics Ltd., Phonak AG, Productos Climax, Radians, Inc., Scott Health & Safety Ltd, Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc., Sonic Innovations, Inc., Sonomax Hearing Healthcare, Inc., Sperian Protection, Starkey Laboratories, Inc., and VISPRO Protection, SL, among others.

The report titled "Ear Protection Devices: A Global Strategic Business Report" announced by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., provides a comprehensive review of industry overview, product overview, product introductions/innovations, profiles of major players, and recent industry activity. The report analyzes market data and provides analytics in value for the global market in the industrial end-user segment.

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