Hearing Protection Products fall under two main group. These groups are called Disposable and Reusable.
e.g. disposable earplugs
e.g. Earplugs and Earmuffs
User replacement parts are available for many products such as cushions and pads.
Its recommended users replace these parts every 6-12 months.
NIHL (or Noise Induced Hearing loss) is the condition that South African regulations require us to be aware that in a loud noise environment, the sound entering a person’s ears does not exceed 85db (Decibels) for an 8 hour period.
NIHL can therefore be prevented by wearing suitable hearing protection, for which the SNR rating coincides with the sound level (decibels) to reduce the noise entering the person’s ears below 85db.