Ear protection refers to the range of devices and manners which an individual utillises to protect their ears from dangerous or harmful external sources, such as cold air, water, debris, or more frequently, high noise levels.
I am sure you have wondered how old your safety boots are... is it time to replace?... has it expired?
So there is a big debate going around about which toe cap is better in your safety boot/shoe.
The new EN 388 shield pictogram can reflect up to 6 separate mechanical performance measures.
So, you’ve made the decision to buy Safety Footwear and that they should be worn in the workplace, but now you are not sure of which type to buy.
Hearing is a sense most of us take for granted. We are not mindful that it lets us enjoy life to the full. We can communicate with people, it allows us to enjoy music and it keeps us alert of possible danger. We don’t think about the potential risks we take by exposing ourselves to various loud noises. Be it at a shooting range, on a motorbike, in a noisy work setting or even just turning up the volume levels on your headphones.
Let’s face it, when you hear “Safety Shoes”, you immediately think of ugly black shoes that weigh a ton and seems uncomfortable.