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  • Losing any portion of your hearing through your everyday work can affect your

  • whole lifeif you need to pay for treatment or gadgets to help you live normally,

  • you may be able to make a compensation claim. Industrial deafness can also

  • be known as noise-induced hearing loss or occupational deafness

  • and usually comes about after a long period of working in an environment where

  • noise is above a tolerable level. According to the 2005

  • Control of Noise at Work Regulations, if there is a consistent noise level

  • about 80 dB, your employer should look into reducing

  • it or providing you with ear protection. To put that number into context, it's like

  • standing at the back of the platform when a freight train runs through a station,

  • which may not seem too bad, but if it's consistent for an eight-hour shift,

  • five days a week for many years, it will take a toll on your hearing.

  • You don't have to be totally deaf before you can make a claim for damages

  • even mild deafness can warrant some compensation.

  • You might notice this if you find you're missing parts of conversations, have to turn the

  • TV up or aren't able to hear in noisy environments. If you recognise these

  • conditions or have experienced worse after working in a noisy environment

  • for a long period of time you may be able to make an industrial deafness

  • claim

  • To find out more about receiving compensation, call us on

  • 0845 676 9228 or visit

Losing any portion of your hearing through your everyday work can affect your


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騒音による難聴 (Noise Induced Hearing Loss)

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