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Nomination period opens for Safe-in-Sound award

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Washington — NIOSH, along with the National Hearing Conservation Association and the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation, is accepting nominations for the 2021 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award.

The award recognizes organizations and professionals who implement effective practices or innovations that contribute to the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus on the job.

To submit a nomination, email a letter describing the initiatives and successes of a hearing loss prevention program to Safe-in-Sound Review Committee coordinator Scott Schneider at nominations@safeinsound.us. Nomination letters are due June 8. Self-nominations also are accepted.

 

Nominees will be notified and asked to complete an online application. All requisite documentation must be submitted by July 15. The winner will be recognized at NHCA’s next annual conference, scheduled for Feb. 11-13 in Albuquerque, NM.

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