Around 10% of workers have some degree of hearing loss. Employer's can show consideration by placing their desk in a quiet area, rearranging foot traffic routes to reduce noise levels, and have the worker sitting against the wall, so as to be able to see who is approaching. Install a phone with adjustable volume or a blinking light.
Working with Hearing Loss
Takeaway: Employers of hearing impaired workers can help by seating them in quiet areas, having the worker sit with his back against the wall and providing hearing impaired friendly phone technology.