Mr Friel was exposed to excessive levels of noise, whilst working for household appliance manufacturer Parkinson Cowan (owned by the Electrolux Group) for a period of around 12 years. Mr Friel worked for the defendant, from 1980 to 1992 and was employed as a progress chaser in the Production Control Department, a machine operator in the Pan Section and lastly, as an inspector in the Enamel Department.
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Mr Rigg had been employed by Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council, for a period of around 10 years; from 2004 to earlier this year, in 2014. He started off working through an employment agency and was eventually taken on as a permanent member of staff. He was employed as a refuse and recycling loader, based at the Green Lane site in Heywood, Lancashire.
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Mr Leeworthy has been employed by Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council, within the Environmental Services department, for a period of around 22 years; from 1992 to the present day. He started off working as a loader and was later promoted to chargehand loader. Mr Leeworthy was initially based at the Entwistle Road site in Rochdale, later moving to the Green Lane site in Heywood, Lancashire, where he is currently employed.
A former employee of Huntsman Tioxide of Moody Lane in Grimsby was exposed to excessive levels of noise whilst at work. This was a company that manufactured pigments. He was employed from 1979 to 2005. During this time, the company changed names several times and was variously called BTP, Tioxide Group Ltd, Tioxide Group PLC, Tioxide UK Ltd, Tioxide Europe Ltd and Huntsman Tioxide Ltd.
Mr J was exposed to excessive levels of noise, whilst working in the engineering industry for a period of around 4 years from 2001 to 2005. Mr J worked for Triplex Components Machining Ltd, during his period of employment (also known as Peak Engineering). The company was based on Mason’s Road, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire. He was employed as a machinist throughout and exposed to the noise of the 25 ton rotary milling machine, which he operated and other milling machines within his working environment.