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NIH Mission First, Safety Always Award

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The National Institutes of Health, Office of Research Services, Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) salute a group of professionals making a difference in safety. The NIH Mission First Always, Safety Always award was created to recognize NIH personnel who have demonstrated leadership, innovation and involvement in their organization’s safety culture.This award showcases NIH personnel who have demonstrated leadership, innovation and involvement in their organization’s safety culture and promoted safety in the workplace.

Third Annual Mission First Safety Always Award 2014 Winners 

The winners demonstrated safety leadership, with practical examples in two or more of the following areas:
* Leadership attributes that set the nominee apart from his or her peers
* Initiating and/or leading a successful safety initiative
* Engaging peers and transforming the safety culture of the organization
* Promoting safety as an important part of your program
* Working to correct unsafe or unhealthful workplace conditions or hazards
 
We are proud to recognize our winners:
  • Dr. Kevin Holmes, Chief, Flow Cytometry Section, Research Technologies Branch, NIAID
  • Dr. Elizabeth Connor, CCR Genomics Core, NCI Genetics Branch 
All nominees remain unidentified during the selection process.  The official “NIH Mission First, Safety Always” award selection committee evaluated nominees without IC or individual names visible.   Honorees will receive recognition in NIH Newsletters, on the Division of Occupational Health and Safety’s website, and more. If you have any questions, please e-mail ORSSafetyDay@mail.nih.gov or send written questions to: NIH, OD, ORS, DOHS (Attn: NIH Mission First, Safety Always Questions), Bldg. 13, Room 3K04, 13 South Drive, MSC 5760, Bethesda, MD 20892-5760.
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