Individuals exposed to loud sounds should be vigilant in protecting their hearing through the use of hearing protection mechanisms.

Sounds greater than 85dB may cause permanent damage to your hearing and you will need some for of hearing protection

There is a correlation between the duration of exposure to loud sound and the intensity of sound:

SOUND: City traffic (inside the car) | EXPOSURE TIME: 8 Hours | 85dB
SOUND: Bulldozer | EXPOSURE TIME: 4 Hours | 88dB
SOUND: Jazz concert | EXPOSURE TIME: 2 Hours | 91dB
SOUND: Lawn Mower | EXPOSURE TIME: 1 Hour | 94dB
SOUND: Night Club | EXPOSURE TIME: 30 Minutes | 97dB
SOUND: Ambulance siren (inside driver with open window) | EXPOSURE TIME: 15 Minutes | 100dB
SOUND: Rock concert or leaf blower | EXPOSURE TIME: 30 Seconds | 115dB
SOUND: Gunfire (shooter) | EXPOSURE TIME: Immediate Damage | 120+dB

Individuals in the following situations should take special care

  • Hunters
  • Musicians
  • Recreational shooters
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Labourers of industries/mines
  • Motorcyclists
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Custom made hearing protection

Custom made hearing protectors are earplugs manufactured exactly according to your ears unique shape. A variety of models are available for different needs.

Products available includes:

  • Plugs made from acrylic or silicone with fixed mechanical filters, adjustable filters or no filters
  • Electronic devices with compression and amplification systems are great for hunters
  • Swim plugs, sleeping plugs, musician ear plugs and custom made plugs for shooting, hunting and motorcycling.

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