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Loud Noise can Cause Hearing Loss

Loud Noise can Cause Hearing Loss

Repeated exposure to loud noise levels of more than 85 decibels can cause permanent hearing loss at any age. That level isn’t so extreme: an average conversation is about 50 decibels. 505 more words

A billion at risk for hearing loss from exposure to loud music via CNN.com

(CNN)“Hey dude — can you turn your music down?”

If anyone says this to you while you’re wearing your earbuds, take note: You are probably endangering your hearing. 706 more words

NIOSH study finds mining, construction, healthcare workers at risk for occupational hearing loss

A new study from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) examines thirty years of hearing loss trends experienced by workers exposed to noise while on the job, across various industries. 490 more words

The Potential Effects of Noise on Children’s Ears

Though for the most part noise is simply regarded as a nuisance, it has the potential to become harmful to young ears. Noise is generally defined as any unwanted sound, and is measured by the intensity and frequency of the sound waves that hit the ear. 309 more words

Speech Privacy: Dealing with work environment and legal requirements

Speech Privacy: Dealing with work environment and legal requirements

Picture a typical office environment that you’ve worked on as a systems integrator. What does it look like? 2,007 more words

Health and safety 101: How to protect your contractors against on-site noise via constructionglobal

Health and safety 101: How to protect your contractors against on-site noise

Rob Doole – Major Projects – 1 day ago

Construction sites can be particularly noisy places and it’s important that employers and staff take necessary precautions to ensure they do not risk damaging their hearing in the long term. 593 more words

Boosting Students’ Learning With Soundproofing via WSJ.com

Boosting Students’ Learning With Soundproofing

Sound-Absorbing Ceiling Tiles Help With Concentration via WSJ.com

Installing sound-absorbing ceiling tiles in elementary-school classrooms could significantly improve children’s learning and comprehension, says a study in the March issue of Applied Acoustics. 294 more words