OSHA Workplace Safety, Health Grants Available
The U.S. Department of Labor will award $3.2 million in Susan Harwood grants to small businesses for workplace safety and health training related to infectious disease prevention.
The funds come from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. There is a $160,000 maximum award for each grant for a 12-month performance period.
OSHA will award the grants to companies to fund training and education for employees and employers as it relates to identifying and preventing work-related infectious diseases.
Training topics can focus on infectious diseases in a broad sense, or be specific to COVID-19.
Interested business leaders can submit applications through the through the federal website by May 6, 2022.
The Susan Harwood grant related to infectious disease prevention is separate from the 2022 Susan Harwood training grants for targeted topic, training and educational materials development, and capacity building.
Applicants can receive both an infectious disease grant and traditional training grant in the same year.
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