Earmuff Instruction Poster

 Earmuff Instruction Poster

 

Keys to Successful Hearing Protection with Earmuffs

Wear

  • Read and follow all earmuff fitting instructions
  • Remove all hair underneath ear cushions

Selection

  • Avoid overprotection in minimal noise environments – in selecting the best
    earmuff for your situation, consider noise levels and your need to communicate
    with co-workers or hear warning signals on the job

Maintenance

  • Regularly inspect earcups and ear cushions for cracks and leaks – discard if earcups are visibly damaged or compromised
  • Clean earcups and ear cushions regularly with mild soap and water
  • Replace ear cushions and foam inserts every 6-8 months under normal wear, every 3-4 months with heavy use or in humid/extreme climates
 

Headband

 
   
Place earcups over each ear. Adjust the headband by sliding the
headband up or down.

Folding

 
   
Place earcups over each ear.
 
Fold out the earcups as shown. Adjust the headband by sliding the headband
up or down.

Multiple-Position

 
   
Place the earcups over each ear. Adjust the headband by sliding the
headband up and down.
   
Multiple-Position earmuffs can be worn
either over-the-head, behind-the-head or
under-the-chin.
When the earmuff is worn with the headband
behind-the-head or under-the-chin, the headband
strap must be attached to the slot in the upper
part of the earcup as shown.

Cap-Mounted

 
   
Attach adapters to each side of the hard
hat by sliding them into the slots.
Attach each earmuff into its adapter by sliding
the earmuff housing down into the adapter
   
Place the hard hat on the head and adjust
the earmuffs by sliding the cups up and down.
Ensure that the earmuff is firmly attached
by lifting the arm up and down.

Neckband

 
   
Place earcups over each ear.
 
 
Adjust the length of the headband strap
between the earcups so the earmuff fits
well on top of the head.
 

Do's and
Don'ts of
Howard Leight®
Earmuffs

Firm Seal
Do seal the cushions firmly against the head.

Avoid Obstructions
Do not allow hair to obstruct the ear or the
earmuff's secure fit in any way.

Cover Ear Completely
The earcups should never fit crooked or
askew over the ear.


 Earmuff Instruction Poster

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