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The Safe Sound Indicator (SSI) is a visual educational tool for monitoring and managing sound levels. It is a small black, plastic box that displays noise levels through a set of 'traffic lights': green for sounds up to 80dB (decibels), amber for 85dB and red for 90dB and over. It runs on batteries and arrives already charged. There’s no set- up required. It can be attached to a wall with Velcro (which is included).
Amber and red are warning signals to stop the noise, as it’s in the danger zone for causing hearing loss. These sound level settings are fixed so children and adults can see what noise is at safe and unsafe levels.
Parents and teachers have found that the SSI helps to increase awareness of, and teach children about noise, sound, and safe noise levels. It is an excellent tool to help children learn about noise and to help them self regulate their noise levels.
The SSI works by measuring the noise volumes around it, and uses a traffic light system to indicate when noise volumes are reaching levels that prolonged exposure may be damaging to children and staff alike.
Legally, under the Early Childhood Regulations services are required to limit children's exposure to noise levels that are potentially unsafe. Also, it's important for occupational health and safety reasons that you take steps to protect teachers and caregivers from noise induced hearing loss. Noise induced hearing loss is recognised as a significant cause of hearing disability in children and adults (staff and parents).
Click on the words "CALL FOR PRICING" under the picture of SSI at the top of this page and tell us:
You should hear from the distributor of the SSI within one week to confirm and process your order.