Personal Health - All That Noise Is Damaging Children’s Hearing - NYTimes.com All That Noise Is Damaging Children’s HearingHearing loss among kids and young adults is on the rise in the US, sadly.
Five million children have an entirely preventable disability that will stay with them for life.
Once the ringing in the ears begins, without the music playing, it is too late to turn it down or use other protective measures.
Get this, toys can be as loud as 138 decibels yet workplace noise is limited to 85. I'm not for more laws. But, more vigilance. Parents and adults need to step in frequently on the frequency and intensity.
My wife has been a board member of the American Academy of Audiology.