The Foundation has developed a Safe Sound Indicator (SSI) specially for the education sector.
The SSI provides a visual feedback tool for both children and educators, enabling children to identify and manage high noise exposure.
The SSI is now available for purchase from our online shop.
Please contact us on 0800 867 446 or email us for further details.
The concept for the SSI was conceived by Jamie Fenton of Taranaki (pictured right), an Inglewood High School student, budding scientist and inventor, and recipient of the Young New Zealander of the Year Award 2011.
The SSI prototype trial was discussed in a NZ Doctor news article on 3 May 2010. Read the article here. Since it was launched, the SSI has also featured in newspaper and online articles:
Read Dr Cathy Stephenson's (as seen on TV One's Good Morning programme) article dated 4 May 2010 about noise induced hearing loss caused by DIY activities, and what you can do to prevent it.