Hearing Protection – Muffs, Plugs And NRR


Hearing protection for workers comes in two varieties, earmuffs and earplugs. Hear selection tips for both, including their Noise Reduction Rating (NRR). In this podcast, Dan Clark outlines the benefits of both muffs and plugs. Dan also explains the NRR, the EPA ratings label on all hearing protection. The label indicates noise reduction in decibels (dB). However, it’s misleading! Hear how you should actually apply the Noise Reduction Rating. TRANSCRIPT: (:00) intro music and effects …

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Occupational Hearing Loss Prevention


Loud sound in the workplace can sneak up on people causing hearing damage. 60% of workers are exposed to sound so loud, they could suffer occupational hearing loss. Managers and employees should be award of the three kinds of dangerous sounds, continuous, intermittent and impulsive, and how to protect hearing from them with their PPE. Companies can avoid occupational hearing loss for employees by reducing the noise levels, providing hearing protection and conducting annual hearing …

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