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Ear Fit Testing

Ear Fit Testing is an essential process in ensuring effective hearing protection. This test is designed to assess the seal and effectiveness of ear protection devices, offering crucial insights into the safety and well-being of individuals working in noisy environments.

Ear Fit Testing is a specialized procedure that evaluates the seal and performance of earplugs or earmuffs worn by individuals exposed to high levels of noise. The test ensures that the selected hearing protection equipment provides an adequate seal to safeguard against noise-induced hearing loss.

  • Personalized Hearing Protection: Ear Fit Testing helps individuals identify the most suitable hearing protection device for their specific needs, ensuring a personalized and effective solution.

  • Prevention of Hearing Damage: Exposure to loud environments without proper hearing protection can lead to permanent hearing damage. Ear Fit Testing aids in preventing noise-induced hearing loss by ensuring the correct use of protective equipment.

  • Compliance with Regulations: In many industries, there are strict regulations regarding occupational noise exposure and hearing protection. Ear Fit Testing helps ensure compliance with these regulations, promoting a safer work environment.

  • Occupational Settings: Ear Fit Testing is crucial in workplaces where employees are exposed to high levels of noise, such as construction sites, manufacturing facilities, and aviation.

  • Annual Check-ups: Regular ear fit testing is recommended, especially when there are changes in the workplace environment, new equipment is introduced, or if individuals experience discomfort with their current hearing protection.

  • Training and Onboarding: Ear Fit Testing is beneficial during employee training and onboarding processes to educate individuals on the correct usage of hearing protection and to assess their understanding of the procedures.


Exposure to workplace noise has the potential to result in either temporary or permanent hearing loss, or can lead to the development of tinnitus (ringing in the ears)..

  • Decibel Levels Requiring Hearing Protection in Australia:

  • Peak Spikes Requiring Hearing Protection in Australia:

    • Sudden, loud noises, such as an explosion or machinery spikes, can cause immediate hearing damage.

    • Peak spikes above 140 dB can result in immediate harm, emphasizing the need for effective hearing protection in compliance with Australian workplace safety regulations.

Protecting your hearing is crucial, and Ear Fit Testing ensures your chosen hearing protection is not only compliant but also tailored to your specific needs in accordance with Australian standards. Understanding decibel levels and addressing peak spikes is essential for maintaining auditory health in Australian workplaces.

For more information or to schedule a Ear Fit Test, please contact us. Invest in your hearing protection today for a safer healthier tomorrow.

What is Ear Fit Testing?

Why Consider Ear Fit Testing?

When is Ear Fit Testing Needed?
Understanding Decibel Levels and Peak Spikes 
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