The World Health Organization's “Guidelines For Community Noise,” details the numerous health problems associated with working or living in a noisy environment, without hearing protection. The main health problems concluded by the WHO consists of:
· Problems With Speech
· Lack Of Concentration
· Hearing Problems
· Problems With Sleep e.g. decreased REM
· Mood Changes
The health problems reported are diverse and affect almost every human system. This is why it is a good idea to wear hearing protectors, to reduce the amount of noise around you.