Noise from firecrackers or shotguns.
Always wear hearing protection!
Noise from a jet engine during take off. Wear earmuffs or ear plugs if standing near by or move away.
Siren noise from a fire truck or ambulance. Move away from the noise or wear hearing protection.
Sound from concert speakers. Regular exposure for more than 1 minute leads to permanent damage.
Personal stereo at maximum volume. Music at this level can damage your hearing. Turn it down!
Woodshop noise, such as a power drill. Exposure for 15+ minutes can be damaging. Wear earmuffs or earplugs!
Don't forget to wear hearing protection!
Noise from a lawn mower.
Be sure to wear your earplugs!
Noise from city traffic. Too long or close to this noise can damage your hearing.
The sound of a dishwasher.
No risk to your hearing
The sound of a whisper.
No risk to your hearing.