He comes to Decibel
from Frequency Therapeutics, where he served as chief medical officer.
Extremely loud noises over 120 decibels
can cause immediate hearing loss.
readings and sharing it with the world might be the only way to get venues to address their noise levels and make their spaces more accessible for not just people with hearing loss but everyone, " added Mr Breckell (above).
NEIGHBOURS A bass drum can hit 100 decibels
, more than twice the recommended limit, which is one thing if it's coming from the noisy be as 80 the stage at a festival, but it''s quite another if it''s pounding through the wall from at 3am (then there''s the DIY noises, barking dogs...).
Long-term exposure to sounds over 85 decibels
can cause hearing loss, and noise-induced hearing loss can also be caused by a one-time exposure to an intensely loud noise.
"Sound pressure levels are measured in decibels
and listening to music at 90 decibels
for eight hours will cause definite hearing loss.
Few realize that prolonged exposure to high decibels
may jeopardize their hearing.
Winston Lemon, Carmarthenshire council member for Glanymor in Llanelli, told the Western Mail he would like to see the decibel
test used in his area.
levels of portable listening devices vary.
The committee has granted festival organiser CV One a new entertainments and drinks licence for the event - but has limited bass levels to 75 decibels
, the same level as its existing licence.
"The school disco is an hour and a half long and I have worked out that a safe decibel
level should be 94.
level of a shriek emitted by tennis prayer Maria Sharapova during a Wimbledon match in July.