Dr. Daniel Fink proposes a revised definition of noise for National Protect Your Hearing Month: noise is unwanted and/or harmful sound.
Can acoustic metamaterials rescue your hearing? Maybe 20 years from now, but we don’t have to rely on some future discovery to protect hearing, we can do it now—wear ear protection to protect against loud sound.
Apple debuted an app for the Apple watch that alerts wearers to excessive noise. Dr. Daniel Fink says the alert is unnecessary because we already have an alert system—our ears!
How to make your town quieter? Urge your local government to “Buy Quiet” when machinery, tools, and equipment are replaced. And encourage local businesses, too!
Do we need personal noise alerts? Dr. Daniel Fink says you already have one—your ears! If you can’t have a conversation without straining to speak or be heard, it’s too loud!
WorkSafe BC, a Canadian provincial organization charged with protecting safety has issued a warning to restaurant servers and bartenders about noise. When will OSHA act?