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Workplace practices

  • Changes to the role (permanent or temporary) including swapping telephone or other hearing dependant tasks for alternative duties
  • Flexible work practices to accommodate for any fatigue associated with higher concentration when working using primarily speech-based communication
  • Flexible work practices to allow working in a quieter environment
  • Change to a more suitable role in another part of the business if workplace adjustments cannot be set up.
  • Increased support from manager
  • Structured peer support
  • Changes to the recruitment and selection processes to accommodate hearing loss