INDUSTRIAL DEAFNESS CLAIMSIn case you’re suffering hearing loss because of increased noise levels at work, then you can make an industrial deafness Claim. Employers have a legal responsibility to ensure that all workers are briefed and protected in working environments where they’re subjected to loud noise levels. Workplaces where sound levels may cause hearing damage could comprise:
- Bars/night clubs
- Construction sites
- Military training sites
How much noise is too much?There are rules in places to make sure that employees are safeguarded. Employers must take steps to fulfill the terms from The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 act. Generally, if you find consistent levels of noise over 80 dB, an employer should offer to provide ear protection products to all workers, or consider to reduce noise exposure. We realise it could be hard to tell if you can make a compensation claim for hearing loss. Our specialist team of solicitors are happy to help you.
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What would be the symptoms of industrial deafness?Industrial deafness are sometimes known as occupational deafness or noise-induced hearing loss. If you’re experiencing the symptoms below, you might be suffering from industrial deafness and could make a deafness compensation claim:
- Lack of hearing in one or both ears
- Temporary or permanent hearing loss
- Ringing, buzzing or hissing noises can be a sign of tinnitus
- Missing parts of conversations
- Struggling to hear people if there is background noise
How does compensation help?Even though making a deafness compensation claim might be a long and tedious process, we have the experience to make it as simple and stress-free as possible. Compensation will be able to let you get the apology you deserve and cover any fees for your recovery. Our solicitors will consider the impact of your hearing loss while making your deafness claim. If you have to spend some time off work or find a new job, in that case, your compensation will cover the costs of your recovery.
Starting a deafness claim:Firstly, figure out whether your deafness claim is essential. If you are thinking to discuss a personal injury claim , contact us in any of 3 Easy ways:
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