HR Archives | January 1995 Hearing Review
By Harry Teder

This 1995 article by the renown hearing aid engineer Harry Teder shows why the kitchen can be an extremely noisy place for people who are wearing hearing aids. Teder provides measurements of dishes and kitchen utensils–as well as nail clippers!–that generate sound peaks in the 80-105 dB range.

Note: This article was published prior to the establishment of The Hearing Review website, but can be read/downloaded via PDF by clicking here or on the image to the right.

Citation for this article: Teder H. Common transient sounds: The kitchen is a very noisy place. Hearing Review. 1995 Jan;2(1):10-12,49.