Do Soldiers Wear Ear Protection?

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It may be a side thought to many people who have not served in the armed forces, but the question remains valid; do soldiers wear plugs? Today, the answer is yes—soldiers do wear ear protection. However, as recently as the early 2000s, soldiers were going into combat without being required to wear army hearing protection. … Read more

What is NRR? (Noise Reduction Rating)

What is NRR?

If you’re someone who works with heavy and loud equipment, then you probably know that workplace safety is paramount. Not being adequately protected can cause a lot of health problems, including hearing loss. This is where hearing protectors with a high NRR rating come in. What is NRR, you may ask? This abbreviation stands for … Read more

Best Tactical Hearing Protection

Honeywell Impact Sport Sound Amplification Electronic Shooting Earmuff’s Howard Leight headphones with a low profile and hazardous noise-blocking technology are designed for safety and protection, offering a range of convenient features, including MP3 plug-in and mobile device compatibility. The Honeywell Impact Pro Sound Amplification Howard Leight Shooting Ear with sound amplification is ideal for pistol … Read more

Why Do Singers Wear Ear Plugs?

The traditional stage monitors (called wedge monitors) gave them the balance of the sound they wanted to hear and still are used very frequently with players who are not using headphones. However, some musicians may opt-out of one during a performance to listen to more ambient sounds. Passive environmental protection headphones have a small hole … Read more