22 March 2021

Acceptable noise (dBA)


 The above images extracted from : http://www.benjaminjaffe.net

dB(A) - the A weighted noise or sound measurement - is

  • its adaption to how the human ear responses to sound - the human hearing, and
  • the possibility to measure noise with "low cost" instruments

Maximum acceptable Equivalent Sound Level - Leq - at some locations:

 The above sound level extracted from: https://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/decibel-dba-levels

Caution:  Please be alert not to subject your hearing with a noise level of more than 85 dB(A) each day, doing so will increase the risk factor for hearing damage.