Comfort, communication, ease of use and hygiene are the 4 major criteria for your employees to wear their hearing protectors 100% of the time spent on noise. Find out which type of protector (ear defenders, disposable cap, reusable cap or custom hearing protector) best meets these needs.

Disposable plugs

Disposable plugs

Custom moulded earplugs

Custom moulded earplugs

Reusable earplugs

Reusable earplugs

Ear defenders

Ear defenders

Comfort: feeling the protection, not the device

The more comfortable the device, the more likely it will be worn by your employees. But what does comfort mean?

  • The employee is free to move
  • The protector is lightweight and discreet
  • The ear plug is comfortable to wear and perfectly adapted to the morphology of each ear
  Comfort
Disposable plugs     
Custom moulded earplugs     
Reusable earplugs     
Earmuffs     

Communication: a true safety commitment to your business

Beyond usability, communication in a noisy environment is important for your employees to transmit information or respond to safety instructions:

  • Your employees can maintain situational awareness, and hear warning signals
  • They can wear their hearing protectors 100% of the time spent exposed to noise without removing them to communicate
  • They can speak to each other quietly, without feeling stressed at the end of the day
  Communication
Disposable plugs     
Custom moulded earplugs     
Reusable earplugs     
Earmuffs     

Convenience: key for employees adoption

Accessibility and simplicity of use are critical factors to successfully implement hearing protectors.

  • The solution is easy to deploy among employees
  • It adapts to the habits of your employees and their working environment: with or without handles, with or without cord.
  • The hearing protector is compatible with other Personal Protective Equipment (glasses, helmets, etc.)
  Convenience
Disposable plugs     
Custom moulded earplugs     
Reusable earplugs     
Earmuffs     

Hygiene: easy to clean and maintain

Since hearing protectors are placed in contact with the skin, easy maintenance is important for a pleasant use throughout the lifetime of the protector.

  • Hearing protectors are hypoallergenic or biocompatible
  • A maintenance kit is provided, to ensure protectors are in proper working order, and maintain the quality of their use
  • Maintenance is simple, and takes only a few minutes per week
  Hygiene
Disposable plugs     
Custom moulded earplugs     
Reusable earplugs     
Earmuffs     

Synthesis

As the results show, custom moulded earplugs best fit your employee’s needs. They are the most versatile in allowing 100% wear while your employees are exposed to noise.

Thus, you have the guarantee that your employees are effectively protected while reducing the risk of occupational noise-induced hearing loss.

  ComfortCommunicationEase of useHygieneTotal /12
Disposable plugs                     7
Custom moulded earplugs                     12
Reusable earplugs                     6
Earmuffs                     5

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