Noise Protection

Lose the noise not your hearing

When should I wear hearing protection?
If you are exposed to excessively noisy environments (80 dB or more), you should wear hearing protectors. You should also wear them when you are using power tools, noisy yard equipment, or firearms. The table below shows how easy it is to exceed maximum exposure levels.

Level of noise in dB(A) Maximum daily exposure time
85 8 hours
91> 2 hours
97 30 minutes
103 7 minutes

Being exposed to noise can also cause fatigue and irritability. Some noise level examples (estimates)

Noise level Unprotected Protected
60dB Speech Unlimited Unlimited
70dB Office Unlimited Unlimited
85dB Busy traffic 8 hours Unlimited
91dB Pub 2 hours 64 hours
100dB Factory 15 minutes 8 hours
106dB Nightclub 4 minutes 2 hours
115dB Jackhammer 30 seconds 15 minutes
140dB Gunshot None 1.5 minutes

Monmouthshire Hearing Centre offers custom made noise protection including impression taking for many different specialties. Follow our links to product solutions:




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For more information contact us on 01600 772111 or email us at [email protected].

Visit Perfect Fit Ears for a great choice of custom-made in-ear products.


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