Did you know that removing hearing protectors for even one minute during noisy work can significantly reduce the protection they provide? The right hearing protection should be comfortable, fit properly and most importantly offer the appropriate Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) for your workplace.
Choosing the Correct Hearing Protection
There are many types of hearing protection to choose from, with each type offering benefits for different environments. Most hearing protectors fall within two categories – ear plugs and ear muffs. Download our Hearing Protection Guide to learn more about what to consider when choosing the correct hearing protection, including:
- Advantages and disadvantages of ear plugs and ear muffs
- Details on foam plugs, reusable plugs, ear-bands and ear muffs
- Required NRR for various workplace noise levels
You’ll find it all and more in our free Hearing Protection Guide. Want to know more? Talk to our team of Safety experts for help choosing the right hearing protection for your unique workplace.
If you require a more accessible version of this guide, please contact us and we’d be happy to help.