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February 16, 2009
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NIOSH and the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) have announced the recipients of the Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards™, honoring companies that have demonstrated excellence in preventing noise-induced hearing loss.

The recipients in the manufacturing sector:

The East Hartford, Conn., facility of Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp., was recognized for “the comprehensive approach taken, aiming at excellence in every component of the hearing loss prevention program; for exceptional commitment to noise control and for promoting the active involvement of the workforce in their efforts.”

Domtar Paper Company, Kingsport Mill, Tenn., was recognized for” the comprehensive integration of their hearing loss prevention program and a demonstrated commitment to extend hearing loss prevention practices beyond the work environment into recreational and community activities enjoyed by their workers and their families.”

The recipient in the services sector:

The Montgomery County (Ohio) Water Services (MCWS), for addressing “each of the components of an effective hearing loss prevention program, often extending beyond minimal regulatory requirements (and) for developing innovative strategies for addressing the variable work routine of its noise-exposed workers and for promoting the active involvement of the workforce in its safety and health efforts.”

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