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earplug

[′ir‚pləg]
(engineering)
A device made of a pliable substance which fits into the ear opening; used to protect the ear from excessive noise or from water.
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Firstly the ear protection offered by the employers has to be fit for purpose.
To make sure they have all that's needed for working in this cold environment they are given large coats and salopettes, special fur-lined boots, gloves, hats and ear protection.
The EU Directive on "minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (noise)", is designed to reduce the noise levels at which workers in noisy environments - factories, airports and so on - already have to wear ear protection.
He spent eight hours a day amid noisy diesel generators - with no ear protection.
I was never issued with ear protection during my 17 years of service.
Linde will also be exhibiting its wide range of safety products, from personal protective equipment, protective eyewear, ear protection, footwear, high visibility clothing and safety gloves and other safety products that suit any need.
Works contract on achieving inner ear protection A86 Sector Gambetta -Sangnier West 2nd phase of work operation Saint Maurice / Maisons-Alfort / Creteil in the department of Val-de-Marne.
The purchase of a firearm should automatically include the purchase of eye and ear protection.
Use Custom ear protection: Visit one of our 11 Luna Family Hearing offices and have custom ear protection crafted to fit each unique ear.
Most gun bags are designed to carry guns and ammo, eye and ear protection.
We were never given any training or ear protection.
In their most recent bid to have their customers share their information, All Ear Plugs created the Why You Should Use Ear Protection infographic, which has been well received so far.