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Plugging Entertainment Noise

Posted on: July 10, 2012

Have you noticed that the PPE manufacturers are rushing out new devices – “now with added less protection” – for lower levels of noise exposure and for the entertainment industry?

I can personally recommend these plugs for rock concerts – the music sounds better, but you do have to forgo the traditional post-gig head-buzz and “temporary” deafness. Talking of which, the new regs have applied to entertainment from April 2008. If our experience is anything to go by, much of the industry still has its hands over its ears and is trying its best to ignore the whole thing…