What Are The Different Types of Ear Defenders?

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August 11, 2017

What Are The Different Types of Ear Defenders?

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Ear Defenders Provide Protection

ear defenders provide valuable protection for one of the most sensitive areas of your body

Different Types Of Ear DefendersUsing ear defenders to protect your ears from harm is one of the best investments you can make to secure the long term use of your hearing. Do you work or play in an environment where noise is persistent or loud then you may be subjecting you ears to long term damage. For instance, are you involved in any of the following:

  • The music industry – musicians, gigs, band performances, concerts, rigging, sound engineering and testing.
  • Construction industry, building, metal work, using electronic power or hammer tools
  • Country pursuits such as shooting, clay pigeon shooting and hunting
  • Work with aircraft, large vehicles, engines, power motors

Different Types Of Ear Defenders

There are many areas where high decibel level noise is simply a part of the job or hobby and can’t be avoided. In these cases in order to maximise your ability to resist such noise and heighten your enjoyment and at the same time protect your health it is important to protect your ears with a pair of ear defenders.

Electronic ear defenders

These defenders can be used in a variety of noisy and discordant environments and they work effectively by constantly monitoring the ambient sound levels. When sharp rises occur, your ears are instantly protected by the in-built cut-off mechanism which neutralises those incoming blasts.

Shooting ear defenders

Enhancing your enjoyment of outdoor sporting and shooting events is the single purpose behind most of the shooting ear protectors out there. Minimising those potentially dangerous and harmful bangs and shots from whatever guns you are using is easily fixed by wearing a pair of shooting ear defenders. Every serious shooting enthusiast needs to have a pair if they are going to carry on their sport in safety.

Kids ear defenders

Protecting your children’s ears is something that should be a concern for every parent. When you want to take your child to an exciting musical event or open air concert or even a fireworks display, which as we know can sometimes very loud, you don’t want to have to worry  about whether their ears are being damaged; you simply want the whole family to enjoy the event. Well that is taken care of with kids ear protection.

Over To You

Now you have read our article on the different types of ear defenders what are your requirements and what would you choose. We would love to hear from you so please leave a comment in the box below.




Hearing Protection Pro
Hearing Protection Pro
Hi, Stuart here. Having spent many years in industry I know the value of good quality hearing protection. Your hearing is one of your main senses and without it......I don't even want to think about it. Protect your hearing before it's too late!

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