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How loud is your work environment?   [Edit]

Survey period: 1 Aug 2011 to 8 Aug 2011

Do you have the sanctity of a spiritual retreat, or are noise cancelling headphones de rigueur? (Suggested by Amir Liberman)

OptionVotes% 
Extremely quiet706.72
Generally quiet24923.90
Mostly quiet, with a little noise now and again42640.88
Bustling,though usually below a dull roar16615.93
Noisy11711.23
So noisy I'm losing my hearing.141.34



 
General-8 dB Pin
Scott Page5-Aug-11 8:32
professionalScott Page5-Aug-11 8:32 
GeneralRe: -8 dB Pin
Michael Bergman5-Aug-11 10:27
Michael Bergman5-Aug-11 10:27 
GeneralI'm stuck next to... Pin
Matthew Hanna3-Aug-11 14:28
Matthew Hanna3-Aug-11 14:28 
GeneralRe: I'm stuck next to... Pin
XiaoChuan Yu4-Aug-11 7:19
XiaoChuan Yu4-Aug-11 7:19 
GeneralRe: I'm stuck next to... Pin
Michael Bergman5-Aug-11 10:26
Michael Bergman5-Aug-11 10:26 
GeneralIt is so quiet I can hear my stomach rumble... PinPopular
Michael Bergman2-Aug-11 10:38
Michael Bergman2-Aug-11 10:38 
GeneralRe: It is so quiet I can hear my stomach rumble... Pin
saxenaabhi62-Aug-11 14:41
saxenaabhi62-Aug-11 14:41 
GeneralSpecial area for us, briefly Pin
Roger Allen2-Aug-11 6:14
Roger Allen2-Aug-11 6:14 
GeneralTinnitus... Pin
StarNamer@work1-Aug-11 22:53
professionalStarNamer@work1-Aug-11 22:53 
GeneralRe: Tinnitus... Pin
chriselst1-Aug-11 23:50
chriselst1-Aug-11 23:50 
I'm the same, although mine is not through anything work related.

I have no idea what silence is like anymore, and although I can mostly tune out the sounds in my head if there are other sounds around there are some sounds I just don't hear anymore because the tinnitus masks them.

At times though it can get really distracting. Last time I asked the doctors about (which admittedly was 17 years ago) there was nothing they could do at all.
Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how many friends.

GeneralRe: Tinnitus... Pin
StarNamer@work2-Aug-11 3:51
professionalStarNamer@work2-Aug-11 3:51 
GeneralRe: Tinnitus... Pin
Chris Richner4-Aug-11 23:13
Chris Richner4-Aug-11 23:13 
GeneralFriendly Pin
RedSonja1-Aug-11 19:59
RedSonja1-Aug-11 19:59 
GeneralOne of my customer sites though... Pin
WestieBoy1-Aug-11 15:19
WestieBoy1-Aug-11 15:19 
GeneralNoisy... Pin
PJ Arends1-Aug-11 12:38
professionalPJ Arends1-Aug-11 12:38 
GeneralRe: Noisy... Pin
ThatsAlok1-Aug-11 20:02
ThatsAlok1-Aug-11 20:02 
GeneralMy Situation Pin
Matt U.1-Aug-11 11:22
Matt U.1-Aug-11 11:22 
GeneralI used to have traffic.... Pin
studleylee1-Aug-11 10:31
studleylee1-Aug-11 10:31 
GeneralRe: I used to have traffic.... Pin
TG_Cid2-Aug-11 10:42
TG_Cid2-Aug-11 10:42 
GeneralNoisy and disturbing... Pin
iris.frigole1-Aug-11 8:56
iris.frigole1-Aug-11 8:56 
GeneralIt would be a lot quieter if Pin
Gregory Gadow1-Aug-11 6:10
Gregory Gadow1-Aug-11 6:10 
GeneralRe: It would be a lot quieter if Pin
quinton19691-Aug-11 7:24
quinton19691-Aug-11 7:24 
GeneralI am in earshot of brokers (salesmen) Pin
wizardzz1-Aug-11 4:30
wizardzz1-Aug-11 4:30 
GeneralQuite noisy... Pin
Sander Rossel1-Aug-11 3:37
professionalSander Rossel1-Aug-11 3:37 
GeneralUh - Pin
W Balboos, GHB1-Aug-11 3:25
W Balboos, GHB1-Aug-11 3:25 

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