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We are often asked, “What is the best type of hearing protector?” Our answer is always, “The one that gets worn!” When selecting hearing protection, people usually focus on the product’s Noise Reduction Rating (NRR), presuming that the one with the highest rating is the best choice.
Almost everyone has been in a restaurant, bar or office where we have cupped our ear or tilted our head to hear someone speaking to us. Even with good hearing, we may have difficulty because of background noise or what is known as ambient noise.
Noise induced hearing loss is now the most common occupational disease in North America. According to Statistics Canada, more than one million adults across the country have reported a hearing-related disability.