Get Your Piece of $10.5 Million in Safety Grants from OSHA

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Are you missing out on the latest grants available from OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration? Each year, OSHA holds an annual competition for grants, available to non-profit agencies, employer associations, learning institutions, and labor unions through its Susan Harwood Training Grant Program.

What do winners get?
Training and education programs for employer and workers, including programs on recognizing, preventing, and avoiding safety and health hazards in the workplace, as well as information on employer and employee rights and responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act.

An array of opportunities
Types of grants vary annually with over 1,000 programs offered by federal grant making agencies, including training programs that could help your company reduce workman’s comp insurance claims. Checkout OSHA’s latest opportunities for available grants. Don’t wait, or you could be missing out on some serious savings.

Boost your chances
Before you apply, see OSHA’s tips for improving your grant application. The electronic registration process typically takes 3 to 5 days.

$10.5 million allotted in 2015
2015 OSHA grants included $10.5 million in Susan Harwood workplace safety and health training grants to 80 non-profit organizations for the categories of: Capacity Building Developmental, Capacity Building Pilot, Targeted Topic Training, and Training and Educational Materials.

Everyone wins
Win or lose, you can still score some free stuff! Many grantees develop training materials addressing workplace safety and health hazards as a part of their grant activities. A great deal of these materials are available free of charge to you. Take advantage, and download these free training materials from the OSHA site ASAP.

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