3M™ E-A-R™ Switch Protection Earplugs are designed with our dual mode providing greater situation awareness in ‘Awareness Mode’, with 16 dB or 28 dB protection for louder steady state and peak impulse noise.
Get greater situational awareness in dynamic workplace environments with 3M™ E-A-R™ Switch Protection Earplugs.Our earplugs are ideally suited where the required level of attenuation ranges between 15 dB and 28 dB SNR for continuous noise level. They feature a special acoustic filter that lets lower levels of sound through with little noise reduction for greater situational awareness (Awareness Mode) and at the same time offers protection against high levels of peak impulse noise. The product works in two distinctive modes; Awareness mode (16 dB) and Normal Protection mode (28 dB), offering protection up to 160 dB peak.The rocker switch is marked with ‘3M’ and ‘CAE’ for easy switching between closed mode and open mode. In closed mode the earplug acts as a conventional earplug offering protection against steady state and peak impulse noise.A specially designed soft retainer helps ensure the ear plug remains secure inside the ear. They come with an attachment cord, convenient if you move in and out of noisy environments frequently. 3 sizes ear tips which are washable and reusable and a handy durable storage case with metal chain for fastening.