Awarded Education & Training Grants
Grants are available
to nonprofit organizations and associations to develop innovative occupational
safety and health education materials.
Awarded Worksite redesign grants: This no longer active program offered research and development grants to Oregon employers, employer groups, employee groups, and educational institutions or organizations. Grants were awarded to develop
and put into use solutions to workplace ergonomic, safety & health problems that lead to on-the-job injuries and illnesses, and that could not be solved with readily-available equipment or process.
Grant Videos are available for free download
Safety Begins With ME!
Safety Begins With ME! was developed by The Mid-Willamette Metals Consortium, who recognize the need for safety to be more than an institutional program. Safety is also an employee mind set and commitment that must be present every day in all that we do. Safety Begins with ME! was designed to help employees understand the central role they play in creating a safe work environment. It introduces basic ways that every employee can help create a safe work culture.
Safe Resident Handling Program
The purpose of the Safe
Resident Handling Program guide is to provide step-by-step instructions
to assist long term care facilities in developing an effective and sustainable
SRH program. This guide is designed for use by those at long term care facilities
such as skilled nursing homes, assisted living or residential care interested
in transitioning their facility into a Facility of Choice for safe resident
Firefighters and Emergency medical Services Ergonomics Curriculum
The purpose of the Firefighters and Emergency medical Services Ergonomics Curriculum
is to provide a road map for using the curriculum effectively. While teaching skills and experience
are helpful, a person who is familiar with firefighting and/or EMS work and spends sufficient
time becoming familiar with the materials should be able to make good use of the curriculum.
This guide offers general information concerning the training philosophy behind the curriculum
and specific guidance on how to use the modules.