What is a safe noise exposure level for the public?

What is a safe noise exposure level for the public?

What is a safe noise exposure level for the public? It’s not 85 dB, even though that occupational standard is wrongly cited as safe for the public by too many organizations that should know better.

NYC observes International Noise Awareness Day

NYC observes International Noise Awareness Day

New York City observes International Noise Awareness Day with a workshop and soundwalk at NYU, an interactive program in Flatbush, and a Science of Sound program in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Click here to learn more.

On being silent in a noisy world

On being silent in a noisy world

Gal Beckerman in “The Case for Covering Your Ears,” writes about the importance of being silent and of hearing silence in a noisy world.

Help for those bothered by airplane noise

Help for those bothered by airplane noise

Dr. Daniel Fink writes about a new tool for those bothered by airplane noise: Airnoise. Airnoise allows people living under flight paths to file noise complaints with just a simple touch of a button.

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