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Ear Plug Dispenser + 500 Pairs of Ear Plugs

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£52.95
Portwest EP02 PU Foam Ear Plugs SNR 37dB (200 Pairs)

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£22.85
Portwest EP04 Reusable TPE Corded Ear Plugs SNR 23DB (50 Pairs)

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£28.75
Portwest EP06 Bell Comfort PU Foam Ear Plugs (200 Pairs)

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£25.95
Portwest EP08 Corded PU Foam Ear Plugs SNR 37dB (200 Pairs)

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£32.70
Portwest EP16 Banded Ear Plugs with Replacable Pods SNR 27DB

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£22.95
Portwest PS47 Endurance HV Clip-on Ear Defender SNR 29dB (Pack of 5)

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£41.15
Portwest PW40 Classic Ear Defenders SNR 28dB (Pack of 5)

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£20.95
Portwest PW43 Comfort Ear Defenders SNR 32dB (Pack of 5)

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£31.95
Portwest PW45 Electronic Ear Muff SNR 27DB (Each)

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£37.45
Portwest PW47 Endurance Clip-on Ear Defender SNR 29dB (Pack of 5)

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£37.45
Portwest PW90 Visor & Ear Defenders (Full Face Protection Kit)

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£19.95

Portwest Ear Protection

Portwest hearing protection range includes PPE with different sound attenuation, to be adapted to various working environments giving the correct protection from dangerous noise, without isolating the workers. New models and colours for earmuffs allow a personalised choice. An updated range of earplugs complete our competitive and performing offer. 

EN 352-1: 2002 Hearing Protectors - Ear Muffs
EN 352-2: 2002 Hearing Protectors - Ear Plugs
EN 352-3: 2002 Hearing Protection - Helmet Mounded Ear Muffs
EN 352-4: 2002 Hearing Protectors - Level Dependent Ear Muffs
EN 352-8: 2002 Earmuffs with Entertainment Radio

All these standards establish requirements with regards to the manufacture, design, performances and test methods.

SNR (Simplified Noise Reduction):
Single average value of attenuation


The performance of the hearing protector (it's attenuation level) must be adapted to the risk assessment of the workplace. It should bring the noise level that is not harmful to life, while avoiding over-protection which would cut the operator from his environment (warnings, communication, etc).

Requirements Directive 2003/10/EC
Minimum requirements for the protection of workers against the risks related to noise exposure
8 hours exposure time at or above 85dB - Obligatory hearing protection
8 hours exposure time as or above 80dB - Hearing protection available to the worker
8 hours exposure time between 75dB and 80dB - Hearing protection recommended

How to protect yourself?
4 steps to choose the appropriate hearing protection
1.
Identify the nature of the noise: stable, fluctuating, intermittent or pulse.
2. Measure the noise at the working station: intensity (dB) and volume (Hz).
3. Determine the exposure time.
4. Calculate the required reduction to return to a background level acceptable (see Directive 2003/10/EC).