This is a great tool that clearly demonstrates the relative sound pressure levels of everyday noise exposures. It was developed by NIOSH and does not require any special software to run.
Click on the NIOSH Sound Meter icon to illustrate the levels of a variety of common sound pressure levels.
OSHA has developed this webpage to provide workers and employers useful, up-to-date information on occupational noise exposure.
Hearing Protector Device Guide
NIOSH has developed this great utility to help with the selection of appropriate hearing protection. Click on the logo below to get connected to this program within the NIOSH website.
Information for Shooters
Spc. Joshua Milstead, from the 506th Regimental Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, performs a battle-sight zero on his rifle at the small-arms range at Forward Operating Base Rustimiyah in east Baghdad. This photo appeared on www.army.mil.
Click here for nformation, taken directly from the NIOSH website, that discusses hearing protection issues specific to hunters and shooters.
Information for Young Adults
For information on responsible use of headphones for young adults, click on the following article for simple steps you can take to protect your hearing. This article will direct you to the