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Employer not liable for hearing damage caused by work noise

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    Barrand v British Cellophane Ltd The Times 16 February 1995 CA (0 other reports)

In Barrand v British Cellophane Ltd, an employee who suffered noise-induced hearing loss as a result of his work unsuccessfully sues his employer. The facts fail to support his claim that the company was negligent and did not follow the appropriate Code of Practice from the time of its introduction.