I am a ground vehicle worker and I made a big mistake

Discussion in 'Lessons Learned' started by ignoramus999, Aug 8, 2019.

  1. arnoha

    arnoha Cleared for Takeoff

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    Hey, you got brake and break right. Chock and chalk are kinda minor in comparison...

    Do NOT skip the hearing protection. Take it from someone with a serious hearing loss: that's not something you want to live with. Instead, if your company allows it, consider something like this:

    https://www.cabelas.com/product/IMPACT-SPORT-ELECTRONIC-EARMUFF/2225038.uts

    That will protect your hearing while still letting you hear around you. Even have a conversation. There are lots of models; wouldn't surprise me if there is one made specifically for industry as well as shooting.

    EDIT: oh, and if you balk at the price...my hearing aids are $3,500... each. Insurance that pays for them is quite rare.
     
  2. Bacho

    Bacho Pre-Flight

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    Ever tried using those at the airport? My mechanics report them not working too well in that environment. Some different ANR muffs are on my list though.
     
  3. Skyrys62

    Skyrys62 En-Route PoA Supporter

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    Until the electric planes become a thing ;)

    Seriously though, treat that place like a cheap date..... wear some protection.
     
  4. Arnold

    Arnold Pre-takeoff checklist

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    WHAT???? Been there, done that.
     
  5. arnoha

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    I'll admit that I haven't. Oh well, it was a thought. What is your preference?
     
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