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HLAA and ASHA Champion World Hearing Day on March 3

HLAA joins with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to focus on the importance of safe listening as a means of maintaining good hearing for life on World Hearing Day (March 3). This year’s observance will feature an important development in the realm of hearing health: the introduction of WHO’s new global standard for noise in entertainment venues.

ASHA and HLAA have developed a series of informational pieces about hearing health and hearing loss for World Hearing Day. The public can find them at https://www.asha.org/world-hearing-day/.

Loud noise guidance handout
ASHA and HLAA Stress Need for Hearing Protection Across the Lifespan This World Hearing Day, With Millions at Risk for Preventable Damage

Annual Awareness Day Brings New Global Standard From the World Health Organization for Safe Noise Levels at Concert Venues and Other Public Places