Claiming for Industrial Deafness in Scotland
If you have suffered noise-induced hearing loss through your employment then you
are entitled to compensation
Your employer has a duty to protect you, and must comply with health and safety
legislation that has been put in place to make the workplace a safer environment
and reduce the risk of work accidents.
What Counts As Industrial Deafness
A ringing or rushing sound that is heard by the brain even through there is no external
- MILD - 20-39dB
Some difficulty hearing when in a noisy environment.
- MODERATE - 40-69dB
Difficulty holding a conversation without a hearing aid.
- SEVERE - 70-90dB
Requires the use of a hearing aid.
- PROFOUND - More than 90dB
Relies on lip reading, sign language and other non-vocal communications.
If you feel that your hearing loss falls within the above range then you are entitled
What Can I Claim For
You will be able to claim compensation for your hearing loss and any economic loss
that you have incurred due to your industrial deafness. Such losses could be:
- Injury compensation
- Private medical treatment
- Loss of earnings
- Any other expenses
How To Make Your Claim
We are here to work with you to claim the compensation you are entitled to from
your industrial deafness claim in Scotland. Our
solicitors are experts in this area of law.
Simply complete our online claim form or call on 0141 628 5657
to begin your work accident claim.