What have the WHO done?


To address this issue the World Health Organisation has so far:

Created new safety standards for headphones.

Published a set of safe listening recommendations for live event venues.

Approved the creation of the Safe Listening Alliance branding for compliant product and venues.

And initiated the Make Listening Safe Campaign (MLSC) to increase the awareness of the avoidable risks to hearing amongst those between 10 to 40 years of age and have decided to run a pilot campaign in the UK.