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Eligibility— Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award(s) :

Eligibility is based on employer classification within the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2-digit code.  Employers in the construction (NAICS 23), manufacturing (NAICS 31-33), and service sectors (NAICS , 51-56, 61, 71, 81 and 92) are eligible to apply for the 2010 Safe-In-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards. Applicants unfamiliar with NAICS may consult a listing of NAICS codes at http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/sssd/naics/naicsrch?chart=2007

Current eligibility is based upon the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) sector participation. Plans are underway to consider expansion of the excellence awards to other sectors such as agriculture and mining in the future. Additional information concerning NIOSH sector activity is available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/programs/.  Award applicants must be United States citizens or legal permanent residents in the United States

Innovation in Hearing Loss Prevention Award:  Open to all individuals with United States citizens or legal permanent residents in the United States. Business entities must be classified in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Applicants unfamiliar with NAICS may consult a listing of NAICS codes at
http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/sssd/naics/naicsrch?chart=2007 
Applicants are welcome from all sectors.