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NIH Mission First, Safety Always Award - Who Will You Nominate?

The NIH "Mission First, Safety Always" Award, presented by the Office of Research Services (ORS), Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS), showcases NIH personnel who have demonstrated leadership, innovation and involvement in their organization’s safety culture and promoted safety in the workplace.

Nominations can be submitted through the ORS, DOHS website:,-Safety-Always.aspx

Nominate a colleague that has 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

Nominations are open until 11:59 PM on August 1, 2012. NIH wants to recognize and celebrate safety excellence! Nominate a safety leader today!

If you have any questions, please e-mail 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.