DoL Announces $11.7M in Grants to Fund Workplace Safety and Health Hazard TrainingJune 17, 2022
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced an $11.7-million funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training Grants to support the delivery of training and education to help workers and employers identify and prevent workplace safety and health hazards. Administered by OSHA, the grants will target disadvantaged, underserved, low-income, and other hard-to-reach at-risk workers and employers. The grants are available to non-profit organizations, including community-based, faith-based, grassroots organizations, employer associations, labor unions, joint labor/management associations, Indian tribes, and public/state colleges and universities.
Applicants may apply in the following categories:
• Targeted Topic Training: Support educational programs that identify and prevent workplace hazards and require applicants to conduct training on OSHA-designated workplace safety and health hazards.
• Training and Educational Materials Development: Support the development of quality classroom-ready training and educational materials that identify and prevent workplace hazards.