News Report Exposes Harmful Noise Levels of Modern Hand Dryers

In a September 21, 2015 article for The Dallas Morning News, writer Thor Christensen discusses the annoying decibel levels and potential harm caused by modern hand dryers in public places. The noise produced by many of these new hand dryers can reach 100 decibels, and the machines are a growing nuisance for millions of people with tinnitus or hyperacusis.