Ear Plugs

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  • Factors to consider when selecting hearing protection

    Factors to consider when selecting hearing protection

    Noise-induced hearing loss is 100% preventable and this makes it extremely important for workers to choose the right type of hearing protection for their environment.

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  • What you need to know about metal detectable earplugs

    What you need to know about metal detectable earplugs

    Nearly every food manufacturing facility produces sound. Hearing protection is required for all employees working in hazardous noise over 85 dB (as per CSA Hearing Protection Standard Z94.2).

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  • What does “Yanny vs Laurel” have to do with hearing loss? You may be surprised.

    What does “Yanny vs Laurel” have to do with hearing loss? You may be surprised.

    If you recall the heated Yanny vs Laurel debate, you’ll remember the all too familiar debates about whether people could hear the word “Yanny” or “Laurel” during a short sound clip.

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  • What is hearing protection fit testing?

    What is hearing protection fit testing?

    Learn more about ear fit testing with the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System, a device that tests personal attenuation ratings.

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  • Why use the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System to perform ear fit testing?

    Why use the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System to perform ear fit testing?

    Learn the benefits of using an ear fit testing device like the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System in your workplace, in the final article in our four-part series on hearing protection fit testing

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  • Have you heard? Sound solutions. Applied to hearing loss prevention.

    Have you heard? Sound solutions. Applied to hearing loss prevention.

    From half time to hammer time. From weekends downtown to working underground. From Friday night to the job site. Hearing loss can be caused by a one-time exposure to an intense impulse sound. Discover

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  • Who should get hearing protection device fit tested and who conducts the testing?

    Who should get hearing protection device fit tested and who conducts the testing?

    Learn who should get fit tested for hearing protection and who should be responsible for conducting the test.

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  • How to perform ear fit testing with the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System

    How to perform ear fit testing with the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System

    Knowing how to properly conduct hearing protection fit testing with the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System is the first step in ensuring workers are protected.

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  • How to use banded ear plugs.0:52

    How to use banded ear plugs.

    Learn about how to properly wear banded ear plugs as well as the advantages and disadvantages of using them. Discover how 3M science helps you get smarter about hearing protection. http://s.3m.com/XVh

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    How to use foam ear plugs.

    Learn about how to properly wear foam ear plugs as well as the advantages and disadvantages of using them. Discover how 3M science helps you get smarter about hearing protection. http://s.3m.com/fqoYS

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  • How to use reusable ear plugs.0:57

    How to use reusable ear plugs.

    Learn about how to properly wear reusable ear plugs as well as the advantages and disadvantages of using them. Discover how 3M science helps you get smarter about hearing protection. http://s.3m.com/l

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  • Is your hearing protection...

    Is your hearing protection...

    Regular size foam earplugs fit most ears well. Large size earplugs are also available for larger ear canals, and small size earplugs are available for smaller ear canals.  Discover how 3M science...

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  • How to use Push-To-Fit ear plugs.0:57

    How to use Push-To-Fit ear plugs.

    Learn about how to properly wear Push-To-Fit ear plugs as well as the advantages and disadvantages of using them. Discover how 3M science helps you get smarter about hearing protection. http://s.3m.co

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