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  • February 25-27, 2010: Annual Hearing Conservation Conference, Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando, Florida. Deborah Gabry, Health Scientist, Office of Science and Technology Assessment, Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management, hosted an OSHA/NIOSH/NHCA Alliance breakfast meeting on February 27, 2010.
  • October 19-25, 2009: 2009 Drug-Free Work Week. NIOSH/NHCA and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported the 2009 Drug-Free Work Week. Sponsored annually by the U.S. Department of Labor's Working Partners for an Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace Program, the Week focuses on educating employers, employees and the public about the importance of being drug-free as an essential component of a safe and healthful workplace.
  • June 10, 2009: Department of Labor Safety Day, Francis Perkins Building, Washington, DC.
    NIOSH representatives staffed an exhibit booth and distributed safety and health information during the Department of Labor Safety Day.
  • May 3-9, 2009: 2009 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the National Hearing Conservation Association and more than 55 other Alliance Program participants supported 2009 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by the American Society of Safety Engineers, an Alliance Program participant, and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. The theme for 2009 NAOSH Week was "Safety Means Always Coming Home."
  • February 12-14, 2009: 34th Annual Hearing Conservation Conference, Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia.
    • February 14, 2009: Deborah Gabry, Health Scientist, Office of Science and Technology Assessment, Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management, hosted an OSHA/NIOSH/NHCA Alliance breakfast meeting.
  • February 21-23, 2008: 30th Annual Hearing Conservation Conference, Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel, Portland, Oregon.
    • February 21, 2008: Dean Ikeda, Deputy Regional Administrator, Region X, Seattle, Washington Regional Office, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation about the OSHA and NIOSH/NHCA Alliance and the importance of preventing work-related hearing loss to 25 attendees prior to signing the OSHA and NIOSH/NHCA Alliance.