Hearing Aid Basics

The style of hearing aid for you may be largely determined based on how severe your hearing loss is, price and your regime.

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Repercussions of noise exposure:

Any type of noise is considered “stress” to your ears, yes even that AABA song you blast in your car.

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Noise exposure limits in the workplace

In Alberta the maximum permitted exposure level is to work in a 85dB environment for 8 hours. For each increase of 3dB you are doubling the loudness, so you have to cut the exposure time in half for it to be safe.

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Recreational Sources of Noise

Is wood working a favorite past time? Going to a concert with your friends, or even simply mowing your lawn is exposing yourself to a harmful

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Jobs/Careers that are Exposed to Noise:

Anyone who is being actively exposed to over 70dB of noise is at risk of damaging their hearing; as well as any burst of noise 120dB or louder can cause immediate permanent damage to your ears.

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Who is exposed to noise in the workplace?

An estimated 43% of Canadians aged 19 - 79 have worked in noisy environments; this is over 11 million Canadians. More men than women reported experiencing noisy work places and have worked in a noisy environment for multiple

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