How To Wear Soft Foam Earplugs
To get the best protection from your soft foam earplugs, remember to roll, pull, and hold when putting them in. Use clean hands to keep from getting dirt and germs into your ears!
Check the fit when you're all done. Most of the foam body of the earplug should be within the ear canal. Try cupping your hands tightly over your ears. If sounds are much more muffled with your hands in place, the earplug may not be sealing properly. Take the earplug out and try again.
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- Page last reviewed: 10/5/2016
- Page last updated: 7/16/2015
- Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Mining Program