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OSHA Offers $10.5M in Funding for Worker Safety Training

July 14, 2017
Image courtesy of NY State Dept. of Labor
Image courtesy of NY State Dept. of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is offering $10.5 million in grant funding to support worker health and safety training, the agency announced Friday via press release.

Available to community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, labor unions, labor/management associations, Indian tribes, and colleges and universities, grant recipients will use the funds to create training and educational programs that help workers in small businesses, industries with high rates of injuries and fatalities, temporary workers, and vulnerable worker populations.

“Targeted Topic Training grants are available to support the development of quality training programs and educational materials that focus on identifying and preventing workplace hazards,” OSHA’s release said. “This funding opportunity announcement also makes available funds for Training and Educational Materials Development grants that focus on developing quality training materials.”

The deadline for applications is on Aug. 28, 2017. To learn more, visit the grant information page on OSHA’s website.

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