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Former BT workers continue to report hearing loss

Telecommunications company BT are continuing to face industrial hearing loss claims from former workers who were regularly exposed to unsafe noise levels throughout their careers.

Both serving and retired workers have reported hearing problems stemming from the use of oscillators, devices which transmit a constant sound through a set of headphones that helps engineers determine if there is a fault with a phone line.

These oscillators come in different classifications that produce separate tones, and many industrial deafness claims have come from workers who were using ‘green’ or ‘yellow’ oscillators. This equipment was producing noises which it transpires were having a negative effect on the hearing of employees.

Some workers have also reportedly developed tinnitus as a result of prolonged exposure to these oscillators, a condition that causes a ringing or buzzing sound. This can be intermittent, but in some cases is constant and causes a lot of problems for victims, ranging from disturbed sleep to difficulty concentrating.

Many former BT workers affected by these issues have already been successful in making claims against the company, and have received compensation to help them deal with the practical issues caused by their hearing problems.

Hearing loss claims with Croftons Solicitors

If you start to notice the symptoms of industrial hearing loss, Croftons Solicitors may be able to help you. We have a dedicated hearing loss team with a strong track record of success in cases across the UK.

Our solicitors will be able to bring in independent medical experts to ascertain the cause of your hearing problems, and if this can be linked to a current or former employer we will work hard to secure compensation.

Whether you were exposed to unsafe noise levels for too long or too frequently, or if you were given faulty safety equipment when working in loud environments, you can trust Croftons Solicitors to act in your best interests throughout the claims process.

If you used to work for BT, or any other company, and you think you may have a claim, call us free on 0800 2800 094 for advice.

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