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Awarded Education & Training Grants

Grants are available to nonprofit organizations and associations to develop innovative occupational safety and health education materials.

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Awarded Worksite redesign grants: This no longer active program offered research and development grants to Oregon employers, employer groups, employee groups, and educational institutions or organizations.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 here.


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 handling.

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.