Some people are exposed to very loud industrial noises in daily life, for example construction workers, builders, power tool users, industrial workers and aircraft operators. Constant exposure to this level of noise can cause irreversible hearing loss. Custom made solid noise earplugs are the best option to protect the hearing.
Solid noise plugs are designed to give the most noise protection by reducing noise by up to 40 dB. Compared to this, standard pharmacy foam plugs can only attenuate up to 32 dB. Also after a few uses, foam plugs tend to become misshapen and no longer seal the ear canal sufficiently. Custom solid noise plugs will not change shape, they sit securely in the ears and are comfortable to wear. Call Active Audiology on (03) 9398 3331 to arrange for your custom noise plugs.