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Irish Independent - Health & Living - - MIND YOURSELF -

KNOW YOUR LIM­ITS

Pro­longed ex­po­sure to noise above 85 dBA (ad­justed deci­bels) can cause hear­ing loss, so it’s im­por­tant to ei­ther limit ex­po­sure or wear pro­tec­tion. As a gen­eral rule of thumb, if you need to raise your voice to make your­self heard, then the noise is too loud. There are plenty of apps that mea­sure noise lev­els, in­clud­ing

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