Summary: NIOSH is now accepting nominations for the 2025 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award, recognizing efforts in preventing occupational noise-induced hearing loss.


1. The award honors effective practices and innovations in preventing workplace hearing loss and tinnitus.

2. Nominations are due by June 8, with self-nominations accepted until August 19.

3. The award will be presented at the NHCA annual conference in February 2025.

NIOSH is accepting nominations for its 2025 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award

The award recognizes organizations and professionals who implement effective practices or innovations that contribute to the prevention of on-the-job noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus.

Nominations are due June 8. To submit one, email [email protected] and describe why the individual or organization is deserving. Self-nominations will be accepted until Aug. 19. 

NIOSH presents the award in conjunction with the National Hearing Conservation Association and the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation.

The recipient will be recognized at NHCA’s annual conference, set for Feb. 5-8, 2025 in Charleston, SC.

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