Surrounded by bright flowers blooming and sweet smells but you may also notice the sounds of spring. Birds are chirping and the bees are buzzing but what you also hear is the roaring of lawn mowers, blowing of leaf blowers, and other loud sounds that can be harmful to your hearing! Did you know that exposure to these loud sounds in as little as one minute can have damaging, permanent effects on your hearing? The good news is there are many ways to protect your ears from loud noises while enjoying all the beautiful sounds of spring!
- Wear your hearing protection when working with power tools and lawn equipment.
- Limit the time you are exposed to loud noises by taking breaks periodically.
- Protecting your hearing and limiting exposure time can allow you to enjoy all the
beautiful nature that spring brings while protecting your hearing!
Sounds easy right? So, grab your gardening tools and hearing protection – and let the gardening fun begin!