Miner Safety and Health Training Program - Western United States (U60)

This FOA issued by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) invites applications for cooperative agreements to support the development of training and education programs for workers engaged in mining operations in the Western United States.

The major objective

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of this solicitation is to reduce the number of injuries and illnesses among workers who are involved in mining operations through a focused, relevant, and comprehensive training program that educates mine workers regarding how best to protect themselves from risks and hazards in the mining environment, and that expands the number of qualified mine safety and health trainers in the U. S.

Mechanism of Support.

This FOA will utilize the (U60) Cooperative Agreement Mechanism.

Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards.

NIOSH intends to commit a total of approximately $1 million in FY2010 to fund 1-3 cooperative agreements in response to this FOA for a period of up to 3 years.

Awards issued under this FOA are contingent upon the availability of funds and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.

Related Programs

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Department of Health and Human Services

Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program

Department of Health and Human Services

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Office: National Institutes of Health

Estimated Funding: $1,000,000

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Other Eligible Applicants include the following:
Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Universities
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Federally recognized or state-recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments
American Indian/Alaska Native tribally designated organizations
Alaska Native health corporations
Urban Indian health organizations
Tribal epidemiology centers
State and local governments or their Bona Fide Agents (this includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau)
Political subdivisions of States (in consultation with States)

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