|Susan Harwood Training Grant Program
OSHA awards grants to nonprofit organizations on a competitive basis through its Susan
Harwood Training Grant Program. Grants are awarded to provide training and education programs for
employers and employees on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards
in their workplaces. OSHA selects the safety and health topics and holds a national competition to
Nonprofit organizations, including community and faith-based organizations,
that are not an agency of State or local government, are eligible to apply.
State and local government supported institutions of higher education are
also eligible to apply.
U.S. Department of Labor Equal and Religion-Related Regulations
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Applying for a Grant
OSHA has an annual competition for grants. The Harwood solicitation for grant applications (SGA)
opportunity is published in the Federal Register. Once it has been published in the Federal Register, the SGA is posted on the government-wide Grants.gov web site. Grants.gov allows
organizations to electronically find and apply for Federal grants. Grants.gov is the single access
point for over 1,000 grant programs offered by all Federal grant making agencies.
Requirements and regulations pertaining to grantees have been published by
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Department of Labor, and OSHA.
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Grant Award Announcements
Training Materials Produced by Grantees
Training Materials Development Category
Training materials developed under these grants can be accessed from this
page through links to the grantees' Web sites. Grantees will post their
training products for a designated period and provide access at no cost to
users. As additional training products become available, we will link to
them from this site. The training products are arranged by:
Other Grant Materials
From time to time, grantees produce training materials that have broad
application in the workplace. These materials are being made available as we
Back Facts by SEIU Education and Training Fund. There are seven chapters plus an introduction and appendices.
The training grants are named in honor of the late Susan Harwood, a former
director of the Office of Risk Assessment in OSHA's Health Standards
Directorate, who died in 1996. During her 17-year tenure with the agency,
Harwood helped develop OSHA standards to protect workers exposed to
bloodborne pathogens, cotton dust, benzene, formaldehyde, asbestos and lead