If you have worked in an excessively noisy environment, without adequate hearing protection or training, you may be entitled to claim compensation if you are suffering from hearing problems or deafness.
Some common problems associated with Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) include:
Using subtitles or having the TV or radio on the highest volume
Having a telephone or mobile phone on the loudest setting
Requiring a louder doorbell
Struggling to hear or participate in conversations where there is background noise
Constant ringing or buzzing in one or both ears (Tinnitus)
Workers in the following industries often suffer from symptoms of NIHL or Tinnitus: