Hearing Protection

Hearing protection

Custom ear plugs for the perfect fit.

Our ears are complex and highly sensitive instruments which is why we should take care of them and protect them from the damaging, long-term effects of loud noise at work and at play.

Hearing damage

Hearing damage can start at around 85 decibels (dB) when you’re exposed to it for eight hours or more without hearing protection. After that, for every noise increase of 3dB the exposure time cuts in half. For example, you can only be exposed to 88dB sounds levels safely for four hours, 91dB for only two hours, and so on.

Custom fit hearing protection

Produced from an impression taken of your ears, our custom fit hearing protection range provides you with a comfortable fit with great levels of protection. Our specialised custom fit hearing protection products are designed to protect your ears, but will also allow you to hear important sounds, like voices, clearly.

Made from soft, medical-grade silicone, our best custom hearing protection is more hardwearing and the bespoke fit means that you can wear them for longer than standard ear plugs with greater levels of protection and comfort.

Industrial Noise Plugs

Provides essential protection from prolonged, high decibel sounds. Great for industrial workers, DIY enthusiasts, or anyone working in loud environments.

Music Plugs

Protects your ears from loud music while keeping the original clarity and without blocking out conversations. For regular concert goers, clubbers and musicians.

Swim Plugs

For swimmers and surfers who are regularly in and out of the water. Helps to stop water from getting into your ear and reduces the risk of developing ear infections

Sleep Plugs

Blocks out ambient noise from the outside world to make sure you get a peaceful night’s sleep.

How to clean ear plugs

  • Regularly removing the build up of earwax and oil from your ear plugs will make sure that they stay flexible and effective.
  • Put your ear plugs in warm water with a little soap added.
  • Remove the dirt by gently rubbing them with your fingers or by using a soft cloth.
  • Make sure you’ve washed off all the soap, and leave them to dry on a clean towel.

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