WSIB Ontario: Your Partner in Addressing Work-Related Hearing Loss

Navigating the complex landscape of hearing health, especially when it’s work-related, can seem overwhelming. We’re here to illuminate this path, providing you with personalized care and expert guidance every step of the way.

Let us partner with you in accessing the support you need through the Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB) Ontario for noise-induced hearing loss.

Understanding WSIB Ontario and Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

If your work environment in Ontario has exposed you to high levels of noise, leading you to suspect hearing loss, taking the first step towards assessment and care is crucial.

Hearing specialists, including Audiologists and Hearing Instrument Specialists, are equipped to evaluate your hearing and determine if your loss is related to workplace noise exposure. A formal hearing assessment is the foundation upon which your WSIB claim can be built.

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Filing a Claim for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Should your hearing assessment reveal noise-induced hearing loss, initiating a claim with WSIB Ontario is your next step. Recognizing that your hearing is a vital part of your quality of life, WSIB is committed to providing necessary services and equipment to manage your condition effectively.

From diagnosis to claim filing, our team at Hearing Aid Source will stand by your side, ensuring you navigate the WSIB process with confidence and clarity.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How often can I receive new hearing aids through these programs?

A: The frequency with which you can receive new hearing aids through these programs varies. Generally, replacement is covered if there's a change in your condition or if your current aids are no longer functioning and cannot be repaired at a reasonable cost.

Q: What if I need help with hearing aid repairs?

A: The WISB does not cover repair costs. However, we offer maintenance services for hearing aids and can help you understand the warranties and services available.

Q: Can I apply for assistance from more than one program?

A: You may be eligible for benefits from multiple programs, but typically you cannot receive overlapping financial support for the same expenses. We can help you navigate these details.

Andre Ayvazyan, BAS, HIS with Edmond Ayvazyan, HIS, EET, Hearing Instrument Specialist

How We Can Help

Our experts are not just skilled in assessing and treating hearing loss; we’re also your advocates in the WSIB claims process.

By guiding you through each requirement and supporting your application, we aim to make the journey as seamless as possible.

Our goal is to help you secure the benefits.

Ready to Address Your Work-Related Hearing Loss?

If you suspect that your hearing has been impacted by your work environment, don’t wait to seek help.

Use the adjacent form to schedule your hearing assessment and start the journey towards reclaiming your hearing and quality of life through WSIB Ontario’s support. Our team is here to guide you through every step, ensuring you receive the care and compensation you deserve.

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