Listen Ear™ – Personal Noise Dose Meter

The worlds most competitive personal noise dosimeter

Invest in the worlds most competitive personal noise dose meter and be compliant with workplace Health & Safety regulations.

Compact and light weight in design the Listen Ear™ Personal Noise Dose Meter is non obtrusive and can be clipped on to clothing and worn externally using the built in microphone. With the addition of an optional external microphone it can also be worn under protective clothing making for very versatile personal noise monitoring.

This revolutionary design simulates the effect of wearing ear defenders and contains A,C & Z-weighting filters to mimic the frequencies heard by the human ear.

A clear LCD display allows you to easily view instantaneous noise level and total noise exposure throughout the working day.

160 hours of battery time provides 4 working weeks of use, helping employers and employees comply to the ‘Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 (UK)’.

Noise Protection is now “Category III PPE”. Protect your employees with a noise dose meter to ensure they are not exposed above the occupational health and safety legal noise pollution limits.

Listen Ear™ from Pambry Electronics monitors for employee exposure to noise throughout the working day, letting them know when the Occupational Health and Safety, Legal Noise Protection Limit, has been reached. For employers this affordable Personal Noise Dose Meter is a cost effective way to avoid expensive compensation claims for industrial hearing loss.

Typical Compensation Claims

(Source: Beemhurst & Co Survey 2020) *

Slight hearing loss

£2,200 to £5,700

Hearing loss with tinnitus

£5,400 to £34,000

Complete hearing loss

£64,000 to £94,000

Protect yourself. Protect your employees. Make a SOUND investment in workplace Health & Safety compliance. Hearing – it’s your loss.

* Survey sources included HSE, Dept of Energy & Climate Change and law firms including WE Solicitors LLP.

Table of typical noise levels

Sound Level Chart

Listen Ear™ dose alerts

Listen Ear™ Personal Noise Dose Meter Alerts

The Listen Ear™ constantly monitors sound levels throughout the working day with visual Dose Alerts. Because of this employees know when their daily Occupational Health and Safety, Legal Noise Protection Limit, is reached and they can take action to avoid possible hearing damage. For employers this means the risks of claims for industrial hearing loss are greatly reduced.

Figure A – Shows the Listen Ear™ monitoring sound level where the user is working within the Occupational Health and Safety Legal Noise Protection Limit.

Figure B – Shows the Listen Ear™ warning the user they have reached 70%* exposure of their daily Occupational Health and Safety Legal Noise Protection Limit.

Figure C – Shows the Listen Ear™ warning the user they have reached 90%* exposure of their daily Occupational Health and Safety Legal Noise Protection Limit.

* The 70% and 90% values are the default values of the Listen Ear™. These values can be replaced by any custom value. The Listen Ear™ can also be set for use whilst wearing or not wearing ear defenders. The ear defender SNR values are applied by selecting from one of the pre-loaded ear defender models or by applying a custom value.

Industries served

Where ever there is a requirement for personal noise monitoring the Pambry Electronics Listen Ear™ can be used. Constantly recording exposure data the Listen Ear can help prevent employees from exceeding the Occupational Health and Safety, Legal Noise Protection Limit. This provides peace of mind for the employer and employee alike. Typical industries served include:

  • Airport ground crew
  • Construction, mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Test engineering
  • Concert staff

Listen Ear in action

Buy the Listen Ear™ – Personal Noise Dose Meter and make a sound investment in workplace Health & Safety compliance.

The Worlds Most Competitive Personal Noise Dosimeter. Available in three colours.