Hearing Loss Prevention Award Winner Announced

NIOSH and NHCA announced the Electronic Systems Sector of Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. has won the 2014 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards.

NIOSH and the National Hearing Conservation Association announced the winner of the 2014 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards, which are given to organizations that have shown a commitment to preventing noise-induced hearing loss in the workplace by developing strategies for noise control and hearing loss prevention.

The winner of the award is the Electronic Systems Sector of Northtrop Grumman Systems Corporation in Linthicum, Md. According to NIOSH, "Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems (NGES) is a developer, manufacturer, integrator and supporter of advanced electronic and maritime systems for U.S. and international customers for national security and non-defense applications. These systems include high performance sensors, intelligence processing and navigation systems that range from radar and targeting systems to tactical ground stations and navigation systems, and are designed to operate in all environments from undersea to outer space."

The company received the award for its commitment to implementing hearing loss prevention strategies in a challenging workplace environment. NGES uses a process to identify and control hazardous noise sources and eliminates daily worker noise exposures.

The award will be presented at the 39th annual NHCA Hearing Conservation Conference on March 14, 2014, in Las Vegas.

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