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Sep 28, 2016

Top 5 Noisiest Jobs

Many occupations expose workers to hazardous levels of noise and the list of jobs is quite diverse.  Many employers now ensure through proper training and the provision of proper hearing protection, that their employees are not exposed to noise above 85dB for extended periods of time without suitable ear plugs or defenders.

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Sep 28, 2016

Former Metal Worker from Prescot is Awarded £4750 for Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Mr P was exposed to excessive levels of noise, whilst working for a company called Applied Fusion based in Prescot Lancashire and was employed a metal fabricator. The company made ships vessels and large metal structures both in the workshop in Prescot and on site. He was employed as a Welder and fabricator in the factory. The claimant worked in confined spaces welding metal plates together and he was often exposed to excessive levels of noise throughout his apprenticeship and subsequent employment.

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Sep 7, 2016

Former Welder Receives £5,000 in Compensation for Hearing Loss.

Mr J was exposed to excessive levels of noise, whilst working for Cammel Laird & Co Ltd for a period of over 5 years. The company made large ships and vessels. He was employed as a Welder in the factory and on the slipway. The claimant worked in confined spaces welding metal plates together. He also worked alongside other tradesmen including boiler men and caulkers who were hammering assemblies together. He was exposed to excessive and constant noise throughout his employment.

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