hearing damage

Fireworks debris
Jan 1 '18 09:55

A cameraman for RTL Nieuws was pelted with dangerous fireworks while reporting in Schilderwsijk in Den Haag on New Year's eve, his employer reports. He was taken to hospital for treatment.

The cameraman's hearing was damaged and he is constantly hearing ringing in his ear, according to the broadcaster. The coming days will show whether the damage is permanent.

The victim reported the incident to the police. The police are looking for witnesses.

 

Soccer_ball_on_ground
May 8 '17 16:00

The football match between FC Den Bosch and FC Dordrecht was suspended for 15 minutes on Friday after a thrown firework exploded near the ball boy's head. The terrified boy ran off the field in tears. He sustained hearing damage, according to Omroep Brabant.

Harbor_Porpoise_Fjord_Baelt_Denmark
Jul 29 '16 10:35

Underwater noise caused by humans have many negative effects on submarine wildlife, according to a study done by PhD students in Leiden. For example, the detonation of WWII bombs in the North Sea annually leads to between 800 and 8 thousand cases of permanent hearing damages in porpoises and dolphins

Dec 21 '15 10:58

One person was arrested for throwing a firework during the PSV Eindhoven vs PEC Zwolle match in the Philips Stadion in Eindhoven on Saturday. Five spectators suffered temporary hearing damage as a result of the loud bang made by the firework

1280px-Teens_sharing_a_song
Apr 10 '15 11:08

One in four Dutch young people between the ages of 12 and 25 years suffer from hearing loss. The main culprit is exposure to loud music while going out or listening to portable music players.

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