By Roel Wegener
Friday, August 1, 2014
LETTERS From Dr Roel Wegener, The Netherlands:
Sandown’s 125th carnival anniversary was a colourful event with splendid floats accompanied by spectacular street-dancing. Thousands of excited onlookers were lined up along its route, enjoying the lively parade.
What a shame some of the most flamboyant groups were accompanied by ear-blistering music, grossly in excess of 110 decibels (dB).
Both amplifier operators and those responsible seem to be unaware that any sound with a loudness over 100 dB may cause acute damage to the hearing, both in dancers and public, adults and children alike.
This damage is permanent and irreparable. It could easily be prevented by reducing the sound volume to a safe level of 75 dB. Inflicting grievous bodily harm can hardly be the intent of such a memorable carnival parade.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Friday, January 23, 2015
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Friday, January 16, 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
IWCP v4.0 © Isle of Wight County Press 2011. All Rights Reserved. Web Design By Matrix Create.
Contact Us | Disclaimer
| Cookies | Links | Sitemap
Isle of Wight County Press Ltd. Registered office: Brannon House, 123 Pyle Street,
Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1ST. Registered in England. Registered number: 1342243.