Environmental, Health and Safety Services

What are some common sources of noise exposure?

At work, some common sources of noise exposure may include:

  • Power tools--saws, compressed air hoses, lawn mowers and trimmers
  • Heavy equipment--tractors and other farm equipment

At home, some common sources of noise exposure may include:

  • Power tools--saws, lawn mowers and trimmers
  • Hobbies--woodworking, racing, hunting

It is important to protect your ears both at work and at home!  Always wear proper hearing protection.