Category Archives: Health and Safety

Hearing Protection

Hearing Protection
You are at risk of hearing loss Hearing damage can take the form of temporary or permanent ringing in the ears (tinnitus) and loss of the ability to hear clearly. Amplified music can cause noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). A 2020 study by the University of Manchester showed that young people with the highest levels of recreational noise exposure (like ... Read more
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Heatstroke

Heatstroke
Dancing for long periods of time can lead to dehydration and heatstroke. Heatstroke is a life-threatening condition. Deaths from heatstroke have occurred at raves, nightclubs and festivals even when the individual had not consumed recreational drugs. However, recreational drugs can increase the risk of heatstroke, both by masking the symptoms (when ... Read more
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Collapsing While Dancing

Collapsing While Dancing
It’s Probably Heatstroke If some collapses on the dance floor, it’s likely that it’s due to heatstroke. High body temperature is further evidence that this is the case. Heatstroke is characterized by having a core temperature of 103-104F or above, which is extremely dangerous. You can read our comprehensive guide to heatstroke here. In ... Read more
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