Independent report

Noise induced hearing loss in certain occupations: IIAC information note

This is about work involving the blow mould extrusion of plastic, circular saws on natural stone and pneumatic percussive tools on concrete.

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Noise induced hearing loss due to i) work involving blow mould extrusion of plastic, ii) the use of circular saws on natural stone or iii) the use of pneumatic percussive tools on concrete: IIAC information note

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After reviewing the limited evidence available on this subject, the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council (IIAC) decided not to make any recommendations for changes to the list of prescribed diseases for which people can claim Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB).

Published 17 February 2015