Protect yourself from hearing hazards … in your home
Noises in your home could be damaging your hearing without you even realising it!
Posted Sunday May 17, 2020
Note these safe decibel ranges for household appliances:
- Vacuum cleaner: 60-85 dB
- Hair dryer: 60-95 dB
- Blender: 80-90 dB
- Washing machine: 50-75 dB
- Television audio: 70 dB
- Doorbell and telephone ring: 80 dB
- Garbage disposal: 70-95 dB
Try not to purchase something that is higher than these ranges. Make sure to also wear ear protection when you are using a leaf blower in the garden or other loud appliances for a long period of time.
A good rule of thumb is that if the volume or noise is too loud for you to carry on a conversation with someone standing beside you, it is not safe for your ears. This goes for movies, television, instruments, stereos and appliances in the home.
Give us a call, 0800 547 836 to learn how you can protect your ears!
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