November 10, 2011

New Health & Wellness Wellcast: Should You Crank Up the Volume to 11?

Ever come back from a concert with ringing in your ears? Do you crank up the volume on your iPod to drown out noise?

In order to keep the rhythm going into your golden years, hearing conservation is a must now. Emma Mills speaks with Mark Bogard, senior safety officer with Environmental Health and Safety, about why Vanderbilt monitors noise exposure for employees on and off campus. He also talks about how to take precautions at concerts and sporting events and gives tips for iPod users to help prevent hearing damage.

Listen here.

Listen to interviews, tips and tidbits on a variety of health and wellness topics ranging from choosing child care to healthy dining to the civilized workplace. Listen from your MP3 player or your computer. The Faculty/Staff Health & Wellness Wellcasts are available at http://healthandwellness.vanderbilt.edu.