• Part Number:
  • Part Number Title:
    Safety and Health Regulations for Construction
  • Subpart:
    1926 Subpart E
  • Subpart Title:
    Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment
  • Standard Number:
  • Title:
    Hearing protection.
  • GPO Source:

Wherever it is not feasible to reduce the noise levels or duration of exposures to those specified in Table D-2, Permissible Noise Exposures, in § 1926.52, ear protective devices shall be provided and used.

Ear protective devices inserted in the ear shall be fitted or determined individually by competent persons.
Plain cotton is not an acceptable protective device.