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Safe-in-Sound award nomination period opens

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Washington — NIOSH and the National Hearing Conservation Association are accepting nominations for the 2019 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award.

The award honors people and organizations that have introduced effective practices or innovations to help prevent occupational noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus.

To nominate an individual or organization, send a letter highlighting the initiatives and success of the hearing loss prevention program via email to Safe-in-Sound Review Committee Coordinator Scott Schneider at nominations@safeinsound.us. Nominees will be notified and asked to complete an online application. Third-party nomination letters are due June 15.

Self-nominations also are accepted, with a final application deadline of July 13.

The winner will be recognized at NHCA’s annual conference, set for Feb. 7-9 in Grapevine, TX.

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