You’ll Never Hear It Coming

One of the most common risks around heavy equipment is hearing loss, but there are tools out there to keep you and your crews safe.

You’ll Never Hear It Coming

It’s easy to overlook the risk of hearing loss until it’s too late. Using active protection, like headsets that reduce the amount of noise you’re exposed to, is a smart upgrade from passive protection, like basic foam earplugs. 

Industry veteran and Jarvis Septic & Drain owner Gene Morris can attest to the dangers of noise exposure over time: “I’m 56, and my hearing above 2,000 hertz is gone. It’s just from not wearing hearing protection in my younger days.”

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