Particles of hot slag and flying sparks enter the ear canal causing permanent damage of the ear drum. Welders should cover your ears with welding hats when welding.
Kootenay Hats© Soft Protective Headwear specializes in creating 100% cotton welding hats . These quality welding PPEs are extremely comfortable, protective, functional and fashionable to wear. My husband is an experienced certified welder. We make them to fit your heads and are capable of covering your ears.
These hats can also absorb perspiration, prevent excessive sweat rolling down your face, eyes, and protect your neck from sunburn. Hats are also used by boilermakers, pipefitters and other Trades under the hard hats for comfort and protection.