People of all ages, including children, teens, young adults, and older people, can lose hearing because of noises around them. The health effects of noise pollution include:
Loud noise at work can damage hearing. Approximately 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise at work. To minimize occupational noise-induced hearing loss NIOSH recommends that workers should not be exposed to noise at a level that amounts to more than 85 decibels (dBA) for 8 hours.
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Good hearing makes life easier. You can hear what’s going on around you (Whoa! It sounds like a truck’s about to come around that corner!).
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