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NIOSH's Dr. Emily Haas Nominated for a Prestigious Service To America Medal

  • 1.  NIOSH's Dr. Emily Haas Nominated for a Prestigious Service To America Medal

    Posted 05-28-2019 11:36 AM
    ​All,
    NIOSH health and safety researcher and SME H&S Division officers Dr. Emily Haas was nominated for the  2019 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal! These medals are presented to "honor the best in our federal workforce, foster a culture of recognition across government and inspire a new generation to join in service to our country." The medal is an opportunity to recognize federal employees who are making a significant impact in their fields, highlighting innovative, high-impact and critical work that benefits the nation.
    We need your help voting for her.
    Read about Emily's accomplishments here: Emily Joy Haas, Ph.D. - Samuel J. Heyman Service to America MedalsSamuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals
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    Emily Joy Haas, Ph.D. - Samuel J. Heyman Service to America MedalsSamuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals
    Despite numerous improvements in protecting worker health and safety at the nation's 13,000 active mines, an estimated 4,000 to 5,000 miners are injured each year, and thousands more are exposed to hazards that can lead to lung disease and other serious conditions.
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    lease consider voting for Emily-and notifying others of this opportunity to vote and support success in the mining industry-by going to the Sammie People's Choice Award website where you can read a description of Emily's accomplishments as well as the accomplishments of the other finalists. You are permitted to cast one vote per day. Below is the description of why she is up for the award.



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    Dr. Jurgen Brune, P.E., RM
    Professor of Practice
    Colorado School of Mines
    Golden CO United States
    (303) 273-3704
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