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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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The considered level of sound that is safe for people to hear without the use of ear plugs is measured at 85dB.
Using the (c) Disney/Pixar Cars AquaEars (TM) ear plugs are a great way to remind them to "pump their brakes" and walk while enjoying water activities.
View a 3D demo and request a free sample pack of five pairs of the new Pilot push-in ear plugs at http://www.
Description: This recall involves ear plug jewelry that is designed to be inserted into a pierced ear lobe and used to stretch the piercing in the ear lobe.
Developed to complement Needlers' existing range of disposable ear plugs, the company's new Reldeen reusable ear plugs are around 20% cheaper than branded alternatives and, as they can be reused for at least a week, compared to just one day for disposable ones, will save businesses approximately 40%.
A hybrid design that combines the performance of the Quiet[R] multiple-use ear plug with the comfort of the Max[R] single-use ear plug, delivering long-wearing comfort and total control over fit
At Shaw, the new VeriPRO ear plug fit testing program "represents an on-going investment in workers and their personal safety" that resulted in what Dillard believes has evolved into a true one-on-one Hearing Conservation Program.
Should an earplug or part of an ear plug or the connective cord become lost in the workplace and get into the food process it will be identified by a metal detector or an X-ray detection system as the products pass through.
These include wearing shower caps when swimming or bathing to help keep water out of the ear canal, and ear plugs can also be worn to help reduce the risk (take care not to spread any infection if inserting something into the ear).
If you commute to work, carry ear plugs with you so you can slip them on if you need them.
Contract notice: Provision of ear ear plugs in favor of the police and the national gendarmerie and the paris police headquarters.
Mr Hall, 56, of Stockpot, Greater Manchester, said: "In the last few years, they tossed us a pair of ear plugs but they were pointless as you could not hear the radio while wearing them.