Call for Nominations 2014 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards™
Has your company adopted an “no tolerance” attitude toward occupational hearing loss? Has your company developed innovative approaches towards its prevention? If so, your organization may be a great candidate for a Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award™!
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Safe-in-Sound™. The awards are given by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in partnership with the National Hearing Conservation Association to recognize excellence in hearing loss prevention. Applicants are evaluated in a review process designed to examine hearing loss prevention programs in each of three work sectors; construction, manufacturing and services. In addition, a fourth award for Innovation in Hearing Loss Prevention recognizes individuals and/or business entity, regardless of industrial sector.
The awards recognize those who demonstrate, by example, the benefits of developing or following good hearing loss prevention practices. Those selected will be recognized for their role in improving working conditions in the United States. In addition:
- A representative of the selected enterprises/organizations will be invited to the Annual Conference of the National Hearing Conservation Association, where they present their award winning stories.
- Examples of award-winning hearing loss prevention strategies will be presented on the Safe-in-Sound website.
The deadline for self-nominations is September 6, 2013. The 2014 awards will be presented on March 14, 2014 at the NHCA Annual Conference in Las Vegas. If you have any questions, send us an email to question to firstname.lastname@example.org.