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How’s Your Hearing?

April 26, 2012

According to Statistics Canada, more than one million adults across the country reported having a hearing-related disability, a number more than 50% greater than the number of people reporting problems with their eyesight (StatsCan, 2002). Workplace noise, hobbies such as hunting or snowmobiling and home projects are common sources of high noise levels that can cause permanent damage.

Do you know how to properly insert earplugs?  Unless a proper seal is achieved, an earplug is NOT protecting you. 

Check out the below video!