Volume restricted over-ear vs. in-ear headphones
Redlands College recommends students use volume restricted over-the-ear headphones.
Volume restricted Over-ear headphones
To find out more
The National Acoustics Laboratories: Know Your Noise. This website includes useful resources such as a Noise Risk Calculator, an on-line hearing check and a Decibel Database. It was developed for young Australians to know if they have dangerous listening habits, enabling them to calculate how much noise they have consumed after they have been clubbing or to music concerts or other noisy events.
The Australian National Acoustic Laboratory: http://www.nal.gov.au/
Australian Hearing: http://www.hearing.com.au/
The Australian National Acoustic Laboratory, has several recent publications of research on their website to support the use of volume restricted devices in kids. http://www.nal.gov.au/index.shtml
The Music to my Ears Campaign provides practical hearing protection tips and to raise awareness about safe noise exposure levels. http://www.musictomyearscampaign.org/
The potentially damaging effects of excessive exposure to noise have been highlighted in Australian Hearing Binge Listening study. http://www.hearing.com.au/modern-music-vs-hearing/