HEARING LOSS PREVENTION
Just as you would take preventative measures to protect yourself from other illnesses or injuries, it pays to protect yourself from hearing loss caused by exposure to loud music, gun shots, etc.
Sounds That May Damage Hearing
Workplace or industrial noise, gunfire, loud music and other common everyday sounds louder than 85 decibels can cause permanent hearing loss.
Just how loud is 85 decibels? Check out the decibel ratings and permissible exposure times provided by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (NIOSH/CDC)
Intensities of Common Sounds in Decibels
Intensities of Sound
Possible Exosure Time
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