NSC expo
Subscribe or Register
View Cart  

Earn recertification points from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals by taking a quiz about this issue.

What's Your Opinion?

During your career as a safety professional, has a worker death ever occurred at your site?

Take the poll and add your comment.

Vote Results

Does your CEO 'Get it?'

Tell us why on the submission form and your CEO could appear among the 2016 selections.

OSHA announces $1.5 million for Harwood grants

May 22, 2013

  • / Print
  • Reprints
  • Text Size:
    A A

Washington – OSHA is accepting applications for the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program to help educate workers and employers on workplace hazard recognition and prevention, as well as rights and responsibilities.

Two types of grants – targeted topic training and training and educational materials development – are available, for a total of $1.5 million in funding.

Both are one-year grants intended to address several topics, including fall protection in construction, grain handling operations, ergonomic hazards and workplace violence. The programs are meant to target underserved, low-literacy workers in high-hazard industries, according to an OSHA press release.

Organizations that may apply for the grants include nonprofits, community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, labor unions, joint labor and management associations, and colleges and universities. The grants are not available for state and local governments.

Applications must be submitted by June 13. An instructional video from OSHA is available to assist groups with the application process.

Post a comment to this article

Safety+Health welcomes comments that promote respectful dialogue. Please stay on topic. Comments that contain personal attacks, profanity or abusive language – or those aggressively promoting products or services – will be removed. We reserve the right to determine which comments violate our comment policy.