Industrial Desease

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Oliver’s Nortel Hearing Loss Claim Settles for £22,500 (Monkstown)

Oliver worked for Nortel at the Monkstown Plant for around 4 years in the late 1990’s. He focused on logistics, packing items that had been manufactured in the plant. This took part in an open planned factory, which exposed Oliver to the loud noise of machines every day during the course of his employment.  Oliver …

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Albert’s hearing loss claim settles for £3,492 (Belfast)

Albert is a 91 year old retiree who worked hard his entire life. His career began in the military during WW2. Following his service he worked in STC, which later became Nortel, until 1977. He then moved on to Shorts and worked there until the mid-1990s. Both companies employed him in various factory roles. Unfortunately, …

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Carol’s hearing loss claim settles for £5,000 (Newtownabbey)

Carol worked for Nortel Networks UK Ltd, formerly Standard Telephones and cables. Her role included the inspection of PC boards on the loud factory floor and she did this for 5 years in the early 1990s. Whilst working for Nortel, Carol was not provided with hearing protection despite spending most of her time in a …

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Craig’s asbestos claim settles for £15,000 (Belfast)

Craig was employed at Harland & Wolff from 1959 until 1969 at the housing department, but also worked on the ships that were being built in the dock. Whilst working in this capacity he was exposed to asbestos which was being handled by other workers. Craig was undergoing a routine examination at hospital which included …

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Margaret’s hearing loss claim settles for £7,500 (Newtownabbey)

Margaret was employed by Nortel Networks UK Ltd, formerly known as Standard Telephones & Cables. She worked there on and off again from the early 1980s to 2001 and carried out a variety of roles as the company evolved. However, whilst carrying out her roles she was consistently exposed to loud noises. Margaret was not …

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Robert’s asbestos claim settles for £25,000 (Belfast)

Robert was a maintenance painter employed by Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE). He worked at both Power Station East and Power Station West during his twenty years of employment with the company, which he retired from in the early 1990s. The nature of Robert’s job meant that he worked extensively in all parts of the power stations. Unfortunatey, this also …

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Stephen’s hearing loss claim settles for £15,000 (Monkstown)

Stephen was employed by Nortel Networks UK Ltd, which was then known as Standard Telephones & Cables in 1981. He worked in the open plan machine shop which housed a number of loud pneumatic machines that operated all day. When he started working for the Monkstown telecommunications company, the number of machines were modest. However, over …

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Ian’s (deceased) asbestos claim settles for £130,000 (Coleraine)

Ian was a metal worker by trade. During the course of his employment he worked for various companies during which time he came into contact with asbestos. In particular, he was in close contact with asbestos which was used to lag pipes. Unfortunately, in 2007 he was diagnosed with Mesothelioma.  This condition inevitably carries a …

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Ronald’s asbestos claim settles for £12,500 (Belfast)

Ronald was employed by the George Cohen Group between 1962 and 1985. The company were demolishing constractors and scrap dealers who originally had premises on Sydenham Road, Belfast. Ronald’s job involved knocking down and clearing scrap from Belfast’s network of old mills. He worked on approximately 10 mills in the Belfast Area. This involved stripping out boiler rooms and …

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