3M’s Personal Safety Division has announced the winners of its 30th Annual Occupational Health and Safety Scholarship Program.

The 2016 Occupational Health and Safety Scholarship recipients are as follows:

  • Colleen Brents-Colorado State University
  • Michael Manning-University of Michigan
  • Yuan Shao-University of Minnesota

Each year, 3M Personal Safety Division awards a scholarship in the amount of $5,000 to outstanding students pursuing graduate education in an occupational health and safety program in the United States. The program was established to recognize graduate students for their high level of academic achievement contributions to the profession, and intent to pursue industrial careers in the discipline of Occupational Health and Safety. The program signifies 3M’s commitment to the importance of proper safety and health practices and training in the workplace.

In addition to the scholarship, each recipient is awarded airfare, accommodations and admission to attend the 2016 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHCE) in Baltimore, Maryland. A reception to recognize the awardees will be held on May 22, 2016. Recipients were chosen in accordance with program rules on the basis of academic achievement, related experience and professional goals.

3M Young Hygienist Award

3M United Kingdom, in partnership with the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS), recently announced that Helen Pearson is the recipient of the 2016 Young Hygienist Award. 

The purpose of the award is to inspire and recognize professional development in young hygienists. Pearson was awarded attendance to the BOHS Annual Conference in April 2016, in addition to an all-expense trip to the 2016 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHCE) in Baltimore, Maryland.

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