You should seek industrial injury advice from a specialist personal injury executive from the industrial disease and injury division of Michael Lewin Solicitors if you have suffered total or partial deafness as a result of over exposure to dangerous levels of noise at your workplace in London and you want to start an industrial deafness claim for compensation.
Strict health and safety laws now apply to every industry and employer and all employers are legally obliged to abide by the regulations that are in place which relate to their specific business. Some health and safety regulations may not apply to some employers but will apply to others; if an employer is unsure about the health and safety regulations that apply to their industry it is their responsibility to investigate the relevant regulations. Employers must also ensure that the work place is risk assessed by a competent assessor so they can identify any risks in the workplace which may be a hazard to their employees? health and check the health and safety rules regarding the ones that apply to their workplace.
Industrial deafness is something that can take a number of years for the symptoms to show; even if you feel fine whilst you are at work and you think your hearing has been unaffected by the noise levels in the workplace you could be sustaining a small degree of damage to your hearing every day which will them present itself as industrial deafness later in life. This is the problem that Mrs W found herself with; at the time she was working she had no idea of the damage that was being caused. Luckily we were able to help Mrs W claim industrial deafness compensation successfully and she was awarded over £10000.00 for her mild hearing loss.
Industrial injury advice about claiming industrial deafness or ear injury compensation in London is available for free from the experts at Michael Lewin Solicitors. One quick phone call is all it takes to determine if you have a valid occupational disease claim for loss of hearing compensation.
One of the laws that will apply to many employers is the control of noise in the workplace regulations that were introduced in 2005 to enhance the noise at work regulations that were implemented in 1989. It is compulsory for an employer under the control of noise at work act 2005 must ensure that provisions are made for any employees who work in an area of their business where the noise emissions exceed the maximum exposure limits. These provisions include making sure that an appropriate level of ear protection is provided along with comprehensive training about how to use the equipment and what procedures are in place for reporting defective equipment and acquiring replacement ear protection.
For industrial injury advice about making an industrial deafness claim for hearing loss compensation in London you need to call one of the industrial disease experts from the personal injury team at Michael Solicitors on: 0844 499 9302.