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How loud is too loud?

It depends on continuous decibel level and exposure time.

The higher the decibels, the shorter exposure time to damage.

  • Normal Conversation 60 dB
  • Vaccum 70 dB 
  • Lawnmower 85 dB
  • Riding a Motorcycle 100 dB
  • Concert 110 dB 
  • Ambulance or Fire Truck 120 dB
  • Firecracker 145 dB
  • Average pistol shot 160 dB

Earplugs

Constructed to provide an air-tight seal within the ear canal, earplugs come in a variety of materials for different uses.

Earmuffs

Designed to fit most people, earmuffs block out noise by completely covering the outer ear. 

Workplace Noise

Work can sometimes be very consuming and distracting and we don't notice the damage to our hearing. Be informed about the risk of loud work environments. Learn more...