Information Center

Resources and guides on various aspects of hearing loss and hearing loss prevention.

Too Loud?

How Load is Too Loud?

A guide to how long you can be exposed to different types of sounds before possible hearing damage can occur. Read more

How to Protect Your Hearing.

Three ways to protect your hearing. Read more

How We Hear

An overview of how the ear functions. Read more

Hearing Loss

There are many different kinds of hearing loss. Here we have information about the general categories of hearing loss. Read more

Noise Induce Hearing Loss

Noise Induced Hearing Loss

NIHL is probably the most common occupational hazard facing people today. It is estimated that as many as 30 million Americans are exposed to potentially harmful sounds at work. Dangerous Decibels focuses on noise-induced hearing loss. Read more

Noise Induced Hearing Loss and Veterans

NIHL is of particular concern to veterans. Because NIHL is not immediately apparent (having a gradual onset), many veterans leaving the service are unaware of the full extent of hearing damage. Read more


Useful links and resources for hearing loss prevention.


Frequently asked questions about hearing loss