Noise, Noise Everywhere...
Noise, Noise Everywhere ... and it HURTS hearing!
Did you know...
*28 million people in the United States have a hearing loss
*Noise is one of the leading causes of hearing loss, especially in young people
*One in five teenagers has a slight hearing loss
*There has been a 30% increase in hearing problems of teens ages 12-19 compared to the early 1990's
*Noise-inducted hearing loss is PREVENTABLE
*10 million Americans have suffered irreversible noise-induced loss
*30 million more are exposed to dangerous noise levels each day
E = Earplugs/Earmuffs
A = Avoid Loud Sounds
R = Reduce the Volume
S = Shorten the Time in Noise
Dangerous Listening Environments
Workplace Home School Recreation
Factory Stereo System Shop Concerts
Symphony Vacuum Cleaner Band/Orchestra Auto Racing
Farm Toys Automotive Hunting/Shooting
Military Power Mowers/Tools Car Stereo Arcades
Airport Car Air Bags iPods Snow-Mobiling