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17.502 Occupational Safety and Health_Susan Harwood Training Grants

FEDERAL AGENCY:

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

AUTHORIZATION:

Occupational Safety and Health Act, Public Law 91- 596; 29 U.S.C. 670 (c).
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To provide occupational safety and health training and education to employees and employers, particularly in the recognition, avoidance and abatement of workplace hazards.

TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:

Project Grants.
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USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:

Grants to nonprofit organizations to provide training or other educational services to employees and/or employers in priority areas designated by OSHA.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility:   Nonprofit organizations.

Beneficiary Eligibility:   Individuals employed in workplaces covered by the OSH Act that receive training and/or educational services under grants.

Credentials/Documentation:   Applicants must show nonprofit status.

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APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:
Pre-application Coordination:   No pre-application is required. This program is excluded from coverage under Executive Order 12372.

Application Procedure:   Application instructions are distributed by Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Office of Training and Education. Completed applications are returned to the Office of Training and Education. OMB Circular No. A-110 governs application requirements.

Award Procedure:   Final award decisions are made by the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.

Deadlines:   Application deadlines are established annually in a Federal Register Notice which announces the availability of funds for new grants. Contact Headquarters listed below for application deadlines.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time:   From 3 to 5 months.

Appeals:   None.

Renewals:   Grants are awarded for 12 months and may be renewed for an additional 12 months.

ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements:   Grantees must contribute a minimum of 20% of total project costs.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:   Grants are awarded for 12 months. Grantees receive funds monthly through a request for advance or reimbursement.

POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports:   Program and fiscal reports are required quarterly.

Audits:   In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A- 133 (Revised, June 24, 1997), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Nonprofit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $300,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $300,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.

Records:   Records must be retained for 3 years following grant closeout or final audit, whichever is later.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification:   16-0400-0-1-554.

Obligations:   (Grants) FY 01 $11,175,000; FY 02 est $11,175,000; and FY 03 est $4,000,000.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:  
Fiscal Year 2015 grants ranged from $47,000 to $585,000.

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PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Fiscal year 2001, a total of 64 training and education grants were awarded. Fiscal year 2002, estimate is that 60 training and education grants will be awarded.

REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:

29 CFR Part 95 and 29 CFR Part 96.

INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office:   See Appendix IV of the Catalog for Regional Offices of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Headquarters Office:   Donna Robertson 200 Constitution Ave NW, Washington , District of Columbia 20210 Email: Robertson.Donna@dol.gov Phone: 847-759-7769 Fax: 202-693-1696

Web Site Address:  
https://www.osha.gov

EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:

A labor organization developing a safety and health program for its membership and providing training to key staff from its locals; a safety council providing training and assistance to area small businesses in complying with OSHA standards; a trade association developing training material on a new OSHA Standard and using it to train its membership.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:

Criteria are contained in the Federal Register Notice soliciting applications. They include program, administration and budget categories.

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