Claiming compensation for industrial hearing loss

Losing your hearing can be a very traumatic issue for you to deal with, so if you have been subjected to high levels of noise in the workplace and have lost your hearing as a result, then you could be entitled to make a claim for industrial hearing loss compensation. Cases such as this most commonly occur in noisy industries such as construction, engineering or demolition, as employees are constantly exposed to loud equipment such as power tools and machinery.

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It is your employer’s responsibility to protect the health and safety of workers exposed to excessive noise levels and if they fail to provide and implement suitable safety measures, you are at a greater risk of sustaining industrial hearing damage. If you believe this applies to you then you could be entitled to make a claim for negligence.

Where might I look to make a claim?

Safety equipment is essential in the workplace in order for you to be safe, so if you feel you haven’t been provided this then you could look to make a claim. Some common examples of where a claim could be made include:

·         Failure to provide adequate safety equipment

·         Failure to adequately signpost area with safety information

·         Claims if you are injured as a result of no safety equipment

·         Claims against a manager who failed to provide safety equipment

Where might negligence have occurred in this situation?

Suffering from loss of hearing in the workplace is a very serious issue and one that is unacceptable, so if you believe that you have suffered then you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation. There are a number of people who you could make a claim against in this situation, but most likely it would be a manager who failed to implement any safety measures, causing your health to be put at risk. Losing your hearing can be a life-changing matter and could have a negative impact on your life, so making a claim could help you throughout the recovery process and help you back on your feet.

Will Manners Pimblett help me throughout my claim?

If you are considering making a claim for compensation then you may want to consider seeking the advice of a professional who knows the process, this way you can improve your chances of success. Manners Pimblett has over 20 years’ experience in the industry and our team are trained to the highest standards, so why not consider us when you need advice? We will work with you throughout the process of the case and ensure that you get the compenssation you deserve.

To find out more about how Manners Pimblett can help you, then simply contact our team today on 0845 077 0772.

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