It’s Not Too Late to Submit a Nomination for the 2023 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards

July 25, 2022
NIOSH Update:

Contact: Stephanie Stevens, yky0@cdc.gov

Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award nomination period extended to August 15

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The Safe-in-Sound Awards, given by NIOSH in partnership with the National Hearing Conservation Association and the Council on Accreditation of Hearing Conservationists, recognize organizations that document measurable achievements in hearing loss prevention.

Awards are granted in two categories:

  • Excellence – recognizes employers that go out of their way to ensure safety of employees’ hearing by implementing exemplary hearing loss prevention, and
  • Innovation – recognizes individuals or organizations for their dedication to fostering, creating and implementing new and unique evidence-based advances in the prevention of hearing loss and creating innovative solutions to real workplace hearing loss prevention challenges.

For more information and to apply, visit www.safeinsound.us. The deadline to apply is now August 15.

The Safe-in-Sound awards are a product of a partnership between NIOSH, the National Hearing Conservation Association and the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation. The awards have been presented annually since 2009.

Read about past winners and watch a recording of the 2022 award ceremony at www.safeinsound.us/winners.html.

NIOSH recommends removing hazardous noise from the workplace whenever possible and implementing an effective hearing loss prevention program in those situations where dangerous noise exposures have not yet been controlled or eliminated. For more information about noise and hearing loss prevention research at NIOSH please visit https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/noise/.

NIOSH is the federal institute that conducts research and makes recommendations for preventing work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths. Find more information about NIOSH at www.cdc.gov/niosh.

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