Updated 18 June 2015

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Consider a “hearing detox” after prolonged exposure to noise above 100 decibels (e.g. power drill, jackhammer or motorbike) for more than 2 hours.

Your ears need at least 16 hours of “rest” to prevent permanent hearing damage. If it is impossible to avoid excessive sound exposure due to work, always use protective gear.

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