NIH Record - National Institutes of Health

Due Dec. 31

Nominations Open for ‘Mission First Safety Always Award’

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The Division of Occupational Health and Safety is seeking nominees for the “NIH Mission First Safety Always Award” for 2021. The award will recognize those who demonstrate leadership, innovation and involvement in their component’s safety culture. Nominations will close on Dec. 31 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

The nominee must be an NIH employee, contractor or special government employee and nominations must come from an individual other than the person being considered.

To nominate a colleague, visit:

If you have questions, contact DOHS at (301) 496-2960 or

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