Personal Listening Systems are Likely Unsafe at any Sound

I was excited to have a second paper published in The Hearing Journal, co-authored with Dr. Daniel Fink of The Quiet Coalition. We’re trying to raise awareness about personal listening risk in this paper titled: Personal audio systems unsafe at any sound.

Safer listening behaviours and device warnings about unsafe listening levels are likely not enough to protect individual auditory health. As we state in the conclusion, “Without regulated personal audio system sound limits, preventable tinnitus, hidden hearing loss, and noise-induced hearing loss will continue to increase in children, teenagers, and young adults.

 

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