Can the siren damage hearing?
The sound of the siren at 70 decibels is similar to an electric pencil sharpener, 100 decibels is similar to the noise from power tools or a snowmobile, and 120 decibels is like an ambulance siren. Only repeated exposure (daily over a couple of years) to these levels can cause damage.Find Noise Induced Hearing Loss Resources.

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1. Why do we have a siren?
2. What does the sound of the siren mean?
3. What do I do when I hear the siren?
4. Who decides when to activate the siren?
5. Is there an emergency every time I hear the siren?
6. How long will the siren sound when there is an emergency?
7. Where is the siren located?
8. In what parts of town can I hear the siren?
9. What does the siren sound like?
10. How loud is the siren?
11. Can the siren damage hearing?