Earmuffs are a common form of hearing protection for workers across all industries. With versions that can be attached to hard hats and with an easy on and off design, earmuffs are favoured by many workers. However, while using earmuffs may seem simple, using them properly isn’t always as straightforward as people think. Many misconceptions exist around the use of earmuffs, which can result in improper use and lack of proper hearing protection in environments with hazardous noise.
3M Canada is the leader in worker health and safety, which is why we’re shattering some of the most common earmuff myths to help workers protect their hearing.