Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Know The Risk

 

Decibel Level

Time to reach
daily exposure limit

Without Earplugs:
With Ety•Plugs:

Instruments

Alto sax
110 – 113 dB
Bass drum
100 – 122 dB
Bassoon
80 - 93 dB
Clarinet
93 – 119 dB
Cymbals
118 – 121 dB
Euphonium/Baritone
96 – 113 dB
Flugelhorn/Bugle
109 – 120 dB
Flute
100 – 112 dB
French horn
92 – 104 dB
Mellophone
92 – 111 dB
Oboe
74 - 102 dB
Piccolo
102 – 112 dB
Snare drum
102 – 113 dB
Tenor sax
110 – 115 dB
Timpani
74 - 94 dB
Trombone
106 – 113 dB
Trumpet/Cornet
109 – 120 dB
Tuba/Contrabass
110 – 117 dB
Violin
85 - 105 dB
Viola
85 - 105 dB
Adjust slider to see how decibel
levels affect your daily exposure