Hearing Loss Prevention


A Series of Tips


Music Volume

Limit the duration and volume when using earbuds and headphones.

Ear Muffs / Plugs

Use ear protection equipment such as ear muffs or ear plugs if you work in a noisy environment, such as a nightclub, a garage workshop or a construction site.

Noise Cancelling

Use noise cancelling headphones that block out extreme noise from jet engines, lawn mowers, power tools, etc.


Use ear protection at loud concerts and sporting events, such hockey and motor sports.


Do not insert objects, such as cotton swabs, into your ears or your children’s ears.

Be Aware

Be aware of the symptoms of common causes of hearing loss.

Visit Practitioner

Visit your Hearing Instrument Practitioner or your family doctor if experiencing hearing problems.