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5 Common Work Places You Would Not Consider Wearing Custom Ear Plugs… But You Should

Custom Ear Plugs: Places You Should Consider Wearing Them If somebody asks you about hearing protection in a work place, you will immediately cite the obvious examples: warehouses, factories and road works. Is that all? There are still places you may not think of wearing the custom ear plugs, but you should.     1.Schools….

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Is Noise Induced Hearing Loss Reversible?

Many people are shocked to learn that hearing damage caused by excessive noise is irreversible. Even with the remarkable advances in modern medicine, there is currently no recognized and validated treatment for noise induced hearing loss (NIHL). Therefore, the only option for someone who suffers from NIHS is to prevent further damage, either by avoiding…

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Soldiers’ Hearing – Collatoral Damage

The American Army has a problem; their soldiers are losing their hearing. According to the News Observer, tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and hearing loss are the two most common service related disabilities; affecting considerably more soldiers than even PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). In fact over 1.5 million veterans were receiving treatment for these conditions…

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Motorcycle Hearing Protection

An industry often overlooked on the hearing protection front is the motorcycle industry. Hearing Protection is only really needed for loud concerts and shooting right? Wrong! As well as concerts and shooting, motorcycle riders are also in grave danger of losing their hearing if they do not take the correct precautions. Although cheap foam bungs…

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The Rat Attack: Wearing PERFECTfit Hearing Protection

Up and coming band The Rat Attack got in touch with one of our PERFECTfit partners and they have been fitted with our high quality custom moulded hearing protection! As you can imagine, being in a band can be a loud (and sweaty!) experience. Our hearing protection plugs are well equipped to fare extremely well…

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Shooting Hearing Protection

The internet seems to be littered with people talking about the importance of shooting hearing protection, and yet we still see cases of people neglecting the use of hearing protection on a weekly basis! Here is another interesting post, this time talking about shooting hearing protection. The headline question asks whether anyone has ‘intentionally shot…

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10 top tips to protect your hearing – NHS advice!

According to the NHS, ‘most cases of deafness (around four out of every five) are caused by damage to the tiny hair cells in the inner ear. This damage can be the result of too much noise, and it’s permanent. Noise-related hearing loss is usually irreversible.’ They list 10 tips to protect your hearing in this…

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