safe in sound


After an intensive review of the applications, the selection process is now completed. Two recipients will be present at the 39th Annual Conference of the National Hearing Conservation Association in Las Vegas on Friday, March 14, to accept the 2014 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards™ and share their success stories. In addition, a representative of Johns Manville (JM), a Berkshire Hathaway company, 2013 Safe-in-Sound Recipient will be there to give us an update on their efforts.

Captain W. Gregory Lotz, of the U.S. Public Health Service, Director of the Division of Applied Research and Technology of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and Manager of the National Occupational Research Agenda Manufacturing Sector Program will present the award this year. He will also give us the highlights of the Workshop   “Reducing Employee Noise Exposure in Manufacturing—Best Practices, Innovative Techniques, and the Workplace of the Future.” The workshop is bring organized by the Institute of Noise Control Engineering (INCE) Foundation and hosted by the National Academy of Engineering.  The workshop will be held at the National Academies Keck Center in Washington, DC on February 19-20, 2014.  CAPT Lotz is one of the workshop’s co-Chairs.
We hope to see you at 39th NHCA  Annual Conference next March!

The 2014 awards will be presented on March 14, 2014 at the NHCA Annual Conference in Las Vegas.
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