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Blog: Attitudes to hearing loss in the construction industry

Attitudes to hearing loss in the construction industryA blog by Hearing Link volunteer, Bob Gowen I’d like to write about attitudes in the construction sector to people who are deaf. As an electrical contractor I have spent a lot of time working on building sites, and here are a few of my experiences. I gradually lost my hearing from my early forties. […]

Noisy restaurants driving diners away

More and more people are avoiding restaurants because they are becoming too loud, according to new research. Minimalist interiors and loud music are contributing to more people choosing to avoid eating out. A recent study carried out by hearing loss charity Action on Hearing Loss, found that 90% of people with hearing difficulties felt background noise was […]

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