Today is International Ear Care Day, which aims to increase awareness and promote ear and hearing care around the world. The World Health Organization is launching a new campaign, “Make Listening Safe”, with the goal of preventing noise induced hearing loss in young people and promoting safe listening habits. Noise induced hearing loss in the only preventable cause of hearing loss. Here are some tips from the WHO campaign to keep listening safe:
Hearing loss from noise exposure is completely preventable. By practicing safe listening behaviours you can protect your hearing for life.