85B.12  Hearing aid provided.

A reduction of the compensation payable to an employee for occupational hearing loss shall not be made because the employee's ability to communicate may be improved by the use of a hearing aid. An employer who is liable for occupational hearing loss of an employee is required to provide the employee with a hearing aid for each affected ear unless it will not materially improve the employee's ability to communicate.

Section History: Early form

  [C81, § 85B.12]

Section History: Recent form

  98 Acts, ch 1160, § 10

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