Turn Down the Sound: Kessler Institute Offers Tips on Preventing Hearing Loss

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 General News
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May Is Better Speech and Hearing Month

Normal conversation

60 dB

Hair dryers

85-90 dB

Motorcycle; Lawnmower

95 dB

Personal music players

100 dB

Snowmobile; power drill

100 dB

Farm machinery

90-110 dB

Chain saw

110 dB

Rock concert

110-120  dB

Ambulance siren

120 dB

Jackhammer

130 dB

Firearms

140-170 dB



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