Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Protective ear muffs and gloves

PPE to keep you safe

Did you know that wearing the wrong type of hearing protection is dangerous to your hearing and safety?

Hearing protection is NOT a one size fits all.  Earmuffs and earplugs all have different protection levels and the result can change dramatically on individual heads.

Hearing protection should not be selected on the price is right and we like the color blue!

To select the correct protective equipment the following information needs to be considered:

  • Type and level of noise
  • Degree of hearing loss and ear health
  • Other protective equipment that also needs to be worn
  • Environment
  • Cost
  • Reliability and maintenance
  • Comfort

Not taking this information into account when purchasing hearing protection means often that the wrong type of hearing protection is provided.

Workers may believe they are looking after their hearing but the hearing screen results show changes.  Finding individual solutions for workers is often required to prevent a future claim for industrial deafness and tinnitus.

Sound Advice Tasmania has the expertise to provide the right advice to address all the issues that can prevent the successful use of hearing protection.

Call 03 62248953 for expert advice on the best hearing protection to keep your hearing safe

for experience, expertise and sound advice for your workplace