Keep the volume down! UN issues guidelines for audio devices

Two U.N. agencies want governments and makers of headphones, mobile phones and other audio devices to do more to keep down the volume they emit amid concerns about hearing loss in an increasingly digitized era.

Keep the volume down! UN issues guidelines for audio devices

Two U.N. agencies want governments and makers of headphones, mobile phones and other audio devices to do more to keep down the volume they emit amid concerns about hearing loss in an increasingly ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Phys.org

Millennials risk going DEAF because their headphones don't limit 'dangerously high' noise levels

The World Health Organisation, in Geneva, is urging manufacturers to ensure smartphones and other audio players cap volume limit - and restrict the amount of time people can listen to loud music.

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Daily Mail

Turn it down! Millennials' music habit puts their hearing at risk: U.N.

A generation of music-lovers are damaging their hearing with audio players that do not limit dangerously high noise levels, the U.N. health agency said on Tuesday.

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Reuters

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