Hearing Protection

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Sprinkler Buddy, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. Chilehead

    Chilehead LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Stockbridge, GA
    Messages: 1,956

    I use AO Safety re-usables.

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    I have aosafety radio muffs...I done mow without them
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  3. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,010

    I've had some in the past with an NRR of 20 & 29.
  4. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,010

    Anybody using anything with Bluetooth?
  5. LandFakers

    LandFakers LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 6,303

    I use work tunes when mowing, but during cleanups when I'm running the blowers all day on my back I use foam inserts and work tunes over them. Can still hear the music just enough and that's all I hear. I got tired of my ears ringing all night
  6. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,010

    Have had the worktunes and didn't care for them at all. I've been using ear buds listening to Pandora. I am tired of the wire. Looking for something better and since I will be working alone this year wanted something with bluetooth so I can take calls from the office or the other truck.
  7. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,560

    3m foam earplugs. they are comfortable and can be bought in a box of 200 pairs or more really cheap. i hate wearing ear muff type pressing against my ears and especially when it's hot outside like 100 degrees.
  8. bmxerss

    bmxerss LawnSite Member
    Messages: 125

    3M ear muffs for me!
  9. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,711

    Disposable foam earplugs here. I prefer Quiet! Please by Flents...can get them at many drug stores in boxes of 25 pairs for ~$8. Though, they've been harder to find in the last couple of years. I might start ordering them online in bottles of 50 pairs:


    Depending upon how dirty they become, I can usually get 3-5 days out of each pair before tossing them out.

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