Hearing Loss Information

Aug 3, 2010

Motorbike Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Exposure to hazardous, excessive levels of noise at work has increased substantially over the past 50 years and it is thought that 1.3 million workers in the UK are exposed to noise levels over 90 dB which lead to industrial deafness, as a direct consequence. Concerned organisations like The Trades Union Congress (TUC) have suggested that there are new work environment and occupational categories to seriously consider, which may create further risks to hearing, such as call centres and motorcycle couriers.

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Jul 14, 2010

Low Frequency Noise Causes of Hearing Loss

Excessive levels of noise in the workplace which result in industrial deafness are the basis of most compensation claims. Attributing a specific cause to tinnitus- a constant internal ringing or humming sound – can be notoriously difficult or impossible, especially if there was a known or suspected noise source, but which has since ceased.

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