Finding Gelligaer accident claim experts
The majority of people are lucky in that their hearing is flawless. Good hearing is something we tend to take for granted and until it fails, we do not tend to consider it too often. n the event that you have suffered hearing loss as the result of a noisy work environment then you may be entitled to compensation. Gelligaer accident claim experts can make a claim for this compensation on your behalf with Accident Advice Helpline.
Many people now, who worked in noisy environments during the 1970’s and 1980’s are noticing that their hearing is not as sharp as it once was and are becoming aware that the reason for this may have been their employment.
Hearing loss in the workplace
One of the most frightening things about hearing loss is that it happens so slowly over time that many people don’t even notice it. They may simply find themselves missing words or needing the television to be turned onto a louder volume. However, once hearing loss begins, the process is often irreversible and what starts as a minor inconvenience can quickly turn into a long term, debilitating problem which can leave the sufferer feeling alone and without sensation.
Industrial Deafness occurs due to long term exposure to loud noise. In many cases, this could mean factory noise, loud music or banging or ongoing exposure to tools which make a banging or grinding.
In some cases, exposure to this machinery is part of the job and many people accept that their job might have some negative elements. However, as an employee, you have the right to expect that your employer will take every possible step to ensure your safety and in the event that a working environment is particularly noisy or likely to be hazardous to your hearing, your employee should supply protection against this noise.
If they fail to do so, and your hearing suffers as a result then you may seek a claim against your employer by seeking out Gelligaer accident claim experts.
Your compensation claim, if successful, is in place to ensure that your pain and suffering is recognised and that any financial losses you have suffered, such as medical bills and prescription charges, are refunded to you. Many employers have been forced to re-examine their health and safety procedures meaning that fewer people are likely to suffer the same pain in the future.
Take our 30-second test online to get an estimate of the value of your compensation. Call from a landline on 0800 689 0500, or you can call us from a mobile phone on 0333 500 0993.
Speak to the Gelligaer accident claim experts today.
Date Published: 30th September 2014
Author: David Brown