INTERPRETERS suffering from hearing loss

This is an academic research for an interpreter´s project, which could ultimately help the conditions in which interpreters work. Your answer will be used to estimate the impact of noise exposure in the interpreter´s environment and it will help to find solutions. Thank you for your help.

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* 1. As an interpreter, do you feel your ears are suffering?

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* 2. How long have you been an interpreter?

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* 3. Are you male or female?

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* 4. Do you suffer from hearing loss?

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* 5. Do you think being an interpreter has made it worse? 

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* 6. Do you use a hearing aid?

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* 7. Does the hearing loss make you misunderstand messages/speeches?

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* 8. Is it difficult to understand people when there´s background noise?

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* 9. Has the hearing loss affected your work?

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* 10. Have you been told by a professional that interpreting affects your hearing?

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* 11. Is it easier to hear high pitched tones or low pitched tones?

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* 12. Do you believe that an interpreter with a mild hearing loss shouldn´t interpret?

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* 13. Did you suffer from hearing loss before you started interpreting?

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* 14. Did your hearing loss start after becoming an interpreter?

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* 15. Do you think the working conditions of interpreters aggravate the symptoms of hearing loss? (booths, hearing loops, loudspeakers, bad headphones, etc) Why?

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* 16. Is there something you´d like to say about this topic?

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* 17. Do you have any experience that you´d like to share about problems related to the health and working conditions of interpreters?

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* 18. What do you think can be improved?

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* 19. Anything else to add?

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* 20. Where do you live?

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* 21. THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR TAKING PART.

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