iPhone displaying the app.

Do you work in a loud restaurant, a concert or sports venue, or at a construction site? Ever wonder if the noise could be damaging your hearing? There’s an app for that! 

People dancing at an indoor music festival

According to a 2018 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only eight percent of US adults say that they regularly wear hearing protectors at loud athletic and entertainment events.

 A fan cheering in the stands during a football game

Football games are a part of America culture—but stadiums are very noisy—with sounds as loud as jet engine taking off. Protect your family’s hearing with ear protection.

Fans in the stands at a March Madness basketball game

Basketball games mean noise from whistles and crowds that reach up to 109 decibels. Be sure to protect your family’s hearing.

A young boy wears earmuffs to protect his hearing during a fireworks display.

Explosions from fireworks can reach sound levels of 160 decibels. Use hearing protectors or consider less noisy backyard activities to celebrate this July 4th.  

13-year-old Nora Keegan stands in front of a  poster presentation detailing her research.

A study conducted by a teenager found that some electric hand dryers in public restrooms could be loud enough to harm your hearing over time.

Image of infographic: Listen up! Protect your hearing. To protect your hearing, use earplugs and try to avoid loud noises.

Noisy Planet is proud to host Listen Up! Protect Your Hearing, an interactive infographic that shows how loud some common sounds are.

Monster Truck Ramp Jumper - Credit: Felix Mizioznikov/Shutterstock.com

Spectators of monster truck rallies are exposed to noise levels from 95-100 decibels, which can lead to hearing loss. To prevent this—families should wear hearing protection.

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