How Noise Affects Your Hearing

How loud is too loud, and how can those loud sounds damage your ears? Watch and learn how to protect your ears from noise-induced hearing loss.

How loud is too loud? 85+ decibels.

Common places to protect your ears:

  • Heavy traffic: 85 decibels
  • Lawn mower: 88 decibels
  • Motorcycle: 95 decibels
  • Rock concert: 120 decibels
  • Firearms: 150 decibels
 

Protect your ears from noise-induced hearing loss.

  1. Turn down the volume.
  2. Walk away from the sound.
  3. Wear earplugs or earmuffs to avoid ear damage.

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