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What is considered excessive noise?

What is considered excessive noise?

The amount of on-the-job noise exposure can be determined through various testing devices.

Excessive noise is defined as 85-90 decibels or more over an 8 hour period.

Examples of noise levels considered dangerous by experts are a lawnmower, a rock concert, firearms, firecrackers,

headset listening systems, motorcycles, tractors, power tools and industrial machinery.

All can deliver sounds in excess of 90 decibels and some up to 140 decibels.



150 dB = Rock Concerts at Peak

140 dB = Firearms, Air-Raid Siren, Jet Engine

130 dB = Jackhammer

120 dB = Jet Plane Take-off, Amplified Music at 4-6 ft., Car Stereo, Band Practice


Extremely loud:

110 dB = Machinery, Model Airplanes

100 dB = Snowmobile, Chain saw, Pneumatic Drill

90 dB = Lawnmower, Shop Tools, Truck Traffic, Subway


Very loud:

80 dB = Alarm Clock, Busy Street

70 dB = Vacuum Cleaner

60 dB = Conversation, Dishwasher



50 dB = Moderate Rainfall

40 dB = Quiet room



30 dB = Whisper, Quiet Library