Fireworks Can Lead to Hearing Loss
Whether you are shooting fireworks in your drive-way or watching a public display, you could be at risk of having some hearing damage. Learn how to protect your hearing while enjoying the Fourth of July.
Be Prepared for Firework Injuries
You never see them coming, and that’s why they’re called accidents. Though beautiful, fireworks are dangerous objects that can cause injuries resulting in everything from a small shock to blindness or an amputation.
Fourth of July Safety Tips
The Fourth of July can be a lot of fun, but before your family celebrates, it is important that everyone knows about fireworks safety.
Fourth of July Hearing Safety Videos
Fireworks produce a sound output that is in the 150 to 175 decibel range. Each year, many people experience some damage to their hearing as a result of fireworks.
If you notice changes in your hearing, a hearing test is advised. Please visit Boys Town Hearing and Balance Center for more information.