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Caring for Hearing Protection Devices

Foam Earplugs
- When not using your foam earplugs, store them in a clean, cool, dry place.
- If your foam earplugs become soiled, torn or stiff, discard them and ask your supervisor   or safety manager for a new pair.

PVC Earplugs
- When not using your PVC earplugs, store them in a clean, cool, dry place.
- If your PVC earplugs become soiled, you can clean them with a mild solution of soap and   water. Rinse, then dry them with a soft towel.
- If your PVC earplugs become torn or brittle, discard them and ask your supervisor or   safety manager for a new pair.

Earmuffs
- When not using your earmuffs, store them in a clean, cool, dry place.
- Always inspect your earmuffs for cracks around the foam cups. If your earmuffs are   damaged, have them repaired immediately or ask your supervisor or safety manager for   a new pair.