NOISE AND HEARING LOSS PREVENTION
Play around with the Noise Meter and hear the different sounds and
sound intensities of everyday objects. The red bar below shows how
long it takes before a particular sound level becomes dangerous
to the human ear. For example, a chain saw has a sound intensity
of about 110 dB. Without proper hearing protection, running a chain
saw for only 2 minutes can become dangerous to the human ear!
Download Noise Meter (.exe file)
Download and play the Noise Meter file on any computer, even if Flash is not installed.
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