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Noisy Tool Chart
Hearing protection MUST be worn when using any of these tools.

Tool

Lavg

Lmax

Lpeak

Hearing Protector

Grinder, Cut-Off

90

91

- foam plugs
Tractor, Driving

90

90

- foam plugs
Mower, Gang

91

97

- foam plugs
Mower, Riding

91

97

- foam plugs
Hammer, Pneumatic

92

94

- foam plugs
Hedge Trimmer

93

94

- foam plugs
Pole Saw

93

96

- foam plugs
Edger

94

101

- foam plugs
Grinder, 4.5"

94

96

- foam plugs
Chain Saw - Small

94

99

- foam plugs
Radial Arm Saw

95

100

- foam plugs
Mitre Box Saw

96

98

- foam plugs
Needle Scaler

96

99

- foam plugs
Hammer Drill

97

99

- foam plugs
Blower, Backpack

97

98

- foam plugs
Impact Wrench

97

99

121

foam plugs
Chop Saw

97

99

121

foam plugs
Jointer

97

100

- foam plugs
Concrete Saw

98

104

129

foam plugs
Weed Whip

98

101

- foam plugs
Band Saw

100

103

- foam plugs
Hammer, Manual

100

105

129

foam plugs
Chain Saw

100

102

- foam plugs
Back Hoe Jack Hammer

101

104

127

foam plugs and muffs
Wood Chipper

101

107

121

foam plugs and muffs
Chain Saw -Large

107

110

122

foam plugs and muffs
Hammer, Pneumatic

112

114

131

foam plugs and muffs
Jack Hammer

116

120

140

foam plugs and muffs