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But in this year's licensing conditions, the local authority state: "The peak sound pressure level in any public area of the site shall not exceed 140 decibels.
As a measure, anyone working with noisy equipment has to wear protection over their ears from 85 decibels.
According to several blogs on The Sporting News' Web site, Clemson University fans say they hold the record at 126 decibels in a 2005 game in Memorial Coliseum against visiting Miami.
In response to patient reports of poor sleep and noise while trying to sleep, the nursing team started its study by placing noise dosimeters in three empty patient rooms during a night shift, without the night staff's knowledge, to continuously measure decibel levels from 10 p.
Seventeen of those would have to live with noise levels of 72 decibels.
They are asking for something that is impractical and the noise level in a public library is about 40 decibels.
They found 12 of the pubs had noise levels of above 90 decibels, which is the point where permanent damage can occur.
8 decibels, as the 52,000 capacity refused to let the volume level drop below 100.
According to official estimates 100 homes will lie under an area which will be exposed to an average noise level of 69 decibels.
That would effectively set a maximum of 87 decibels.
It urged film makers and advertisers to keep a lid on noise levels after discovering that cinema-goers face serious and lasting damage to their hearing from current levels of up 95 decibels.
This compares to 40 decibels for a school classroom, 80 decibels for a vacuum cleaner and 80 to 85 decibels for the average industrial plant.