View Tag: ‘noise exposure’
Hearing Loss Prevalence and Loud Noise Exposure During Leisure and Work
Katya Feder shares her research indicating that a large number of Canadians are at risk for noise-induced hearing loss should this noise exposure pattern persist over several years.
CSA Z107.56 AND SAFE USE OF MUSIC PLAYERS
Tim Kelsall writes about the concern over young (and older) people listening to personal music players as part of their daily life and how to protect them from hearing loss. CSA Z107.56 includes a section on estimating noise exposure under headsets which puts this issue in perspective. Based on research indicating that most people set the volume of music and speech at about 15 dB above the existing ambient the standard provides an estimate of their noise exposure.
HEARING LOSS, NO, BUT….!
In modern life there are noise sources that may not cause hearing loss but are highly annoying. Alberto Behar gives us his “hit list” of the worst offenders.
Health and Safety Guidelines for Live Performance
Steve Mosher, a bassoonist with the National Ballet of Canada Orchestra writes about the Health and Safety Guidelines for Live Performance