Mr K was exposed to excessive levels of noise, whilst working at Perseverance Mill from 1976 to 2005. He was responsible for the running of a set of looms, a set consisted of 36 looms. At the height of his employment there were between 6 and 7 sets of looms in the weaving shed, a total of between 216 and 252 looms.
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Since the introduction in the UK of the first Control Of Noise at Work Regulations in 1989, which replaced the Health and Safety at Work Act,1974, it may have been assumed that the problems of workplaces with the potential to cause hearing damage by subjecting their employers to noise levels exceeding statutory limits no longer exist.
Our client was exposed to excessive levels of noise, whilst working at Robert Fletcher & Sons in Greenfield from 1979 to 1998.
Our client was exposed to excessive levels of noise, whilst working at Robert Fletcher & Sons in Greenfield from 1980 to 2001.
Research conducted into hearing impairment tends to produce statistics drawn from surveys of either teenagers or senior ages! Yet reported cases of noise induced hearing loss also include middle aged men and women too. According to one recent study, one in nine of adults aged between 45 and 54 possess reduced hearing function, while generally, one in seven suffer a more pronounced hearing loss.