It’s often assumed that exposure to excessive noise levels and the risk of industrial deafness in the workplace were mostly problems of the past, which have been largely eliminated.
Fast & friendly advice, see if you qualify for compensation today...
Answer a few questions and one of our experts will be in touch, we help lots of people just like you every month.
The statistics for men and women suffering some form of hearing loss in the UK should give real cause for concern. It is too readily assumed that the advance of research, awareness, technology and legislation had solved most of the circumstances that give rise to widespread noise induced hearing loss.
Mr Bowers wins £2319.20 payout after working initially as an Apprentice Riveter and as a Crane Driver for Appleby Frodingham/ British Steel/ Corus at the site in Brigg Road, Scunthorpe. He was exposed to excessive noise from the the beginning of his employment in 1953 up until he was provided with hearing protection in or around 1973
Mr S was awarded £3,500 in compensation. Mr S was employed by Royal Doulton at their Nile Street site in Burslem where he worked as Fitter Caster and later as a Kiln Worker.