Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award
The Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award was established in 2007 through a partnership between the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the National Hearing Conservation Association. This award recognizes organizations that demonstrate measurable achievements towards noise control and hearing loss prevention. It also disseminates leading edge information to a broader occupational safety and health community. See List of occupational health and safety awards
There are 2 categories of Safe-in-Sound Awards. The Excellence Award is meant to recognize exemplary hearing loss prevention programs, while the Innovation Award is meant to recognize individuals or organizations for their dedication to fostering, creating and implementing new and unique advances in the prevention of hearing loss.
Speciﬁc practices and strategies common across award winners have been published. The Safe-in-Sound Award obtains high quality ﬁeld data; identiﬁes practical solutions, disseminates successful strategies to minimize the risk of hearing loss, generates new partnerships, and shares practical solutions with others in the ﬁeld.
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