Dr. Rick Neitzel recently gave an interview to the Michigan Daily about a recent study he authored in Environmental Health Perspectives. One surprising finding: most people were voluntarily “driving their own exposure” by listening to music with headphones.
Kansas City Chiefs fans at Arrowhead Stadium just topped the standing Guinness World Book of Records for the loudest stadium crowd at 137.5 decibels. The New York Times describes the health risks of this excessive noise exposure.
Credit kakisky / MorgueFile Dr. Rick Neitzel was interviewed on NPR recently about the dangers of living in a noisy society. Hearing loss isn’t the only danger- noise can contribute to heart disease, hypertension, sleep disturbances and learning problems in children.
The University of Michigan Risk Science Center showcased our recently funded project, “Noise Job Exposure Matrix for the U.S. and Canada” on their blog. The write-up featured comments from Dr. Rick Neitzel, who noted: “In both the US and Canada there is a lack of standardized and comprehensive information on the level of noise exposureContinue reading “Study to analyze noise exposure for every job category in U.S. and Canada”