Jun
17
2015

Noise Emissions from a Manufacturing Plant in South Wales

Since 2013 residents in Llanelli and the surrounding area have been complaining about the noise levels of the Gestamp Tallant Plant in South Wales which is a leading car manufacturer. Local MPs and residents have raised concerns over the noise levels at the plant which has led to legal action. Despite £200,000 worth of measures being put in place to half the noise levels in recent months, the residents are still unable to open windows and this is continuing to affect many people’s sleeping patterns.

One of the local residents has described the noise from the site as “incredibly loud and can be heard not just near the factory but also much further away. It goes on day and night and we were told that the noise would stop in October last year when the plant installed sound proofing but this has made no difference”.

If the noise levels from the manufacturing plant are causing problems for local residents, this would indicate that the noise levels at the plant itself could be a potential problem for workers if no hearing protection is worn. Prolonged exposure to noise without protection can cause noise induced hearing loss. If you have worked or are continuing to work in an industry where you are or have been exposed to noise on a daily basis and are thinking “what is industrial deafness” or “how do I claim for industrial deafness” then we are your first port of call as you may be entitled to make an industrial deafness claim for compensation.

What’s My Deafness Claim Worth has extensive experience in dealing with people suffering with hearing loss and tinnitus. We have a specialist team of industrail deafness solicitors, as well as a fully trained audiologist, who will fight for the compensation that you deserve. Our team understands that it can be a very difficult and daunting time for you and they will do their best to offer an unparalleled support network and specialist legal expertise. If you have suffered a personal injury, which was not your fault, you may be entitled to claim for compensation.If you are suffering from loss of hearing, buzzing or ringing in your ears, you may be entitled to claim for compensation.

If you have been affected by hearing loss or exposure to noisy working environments you should not hesitate to contact us or to try our ‘Calculate my Claim’ feature on the right hand side of this page to see what your claim may be worth. We understand that the symptoms that you are suffering from can have serious consequences on your day to day life. When fighting for your compensation we take into account any time you have had to take off work, any treatment you have had to pay for including the cost of hearing aids and any other losses that you may have incurred.

Claims are dealt with on a no win, no fee basis so if we are unsuccessful in your claim you do not pay anything. If your claim is successful you will keep at least 75% of the compensation that is awarded.

Call 0800 849 8700 to speak to a member of our specialist team of Industrial Disease lawyers who will assist you further with this matter.

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