On February 13, 2009 NIOSH, in partnership with the National Hearing
Conservation Association (NHCA), announced the inaugural recipients of the
Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards, honoring companies
that have shown their dedication to the prevention of noise-induced hearing
loss through excellent hearing loss prevention practices in the work
The award honors hearing loss prevention programs in the construction,
manufacturing, and service sectors. In addition, a fourth award recognizes an
organization for innovation in hearing loss prevention and dedication to
fostering and implementing new and unique advances in the prevention of hearing
The awards were presented at the 34th Annual Hearing Conservation Conference,
held on February 12-15, 2009, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Nominations for the next awards are being accepted until August 1, 2009.
AplusA-online.de - Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)