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Lunch and Learn: $25,000 Workplace Safety Grant

Online Zoom Webinar

, MA

Wed, Oct 21, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Please join us for a “Lunch and Learn” to hear how your business can receive an award up to $25,000 to fund workplace safety training

About this Event

(ZOOM LINK WILL BE EMAILED TO REGISTRANTS IN A REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION EMAIL)

Please join us for a “Lunch and Learn” session by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents to hear how your business can receive up to $25,000 to fund workplace safety programs. Hosted by the City of Gloucester, Enterprise Center at Salem State University, North Shore Alliance for Economic Development, and the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce our goal is to help you identify resources to allow your business to grow during these difficult times. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions.

Program information:

The prevention of occupational injury and illness is in everyone’s best interest. This Grant entitled, “Workplace Safety Training and Education Grant Program” is issued under the provisions of the Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 23E, Section 3, and administered by the Department of Industrial Accidents, Office of Safety. The primary purpose of this Safety Grant is designed to fund programs that reduce the risk of injury and illness to workers and promote safe and healthy conditions in the workplace through training, education, and other preventative programs.

Each fiscal year the grant program awards a maximum of $25,000 to qualifying Massachusetts businesses and organizations operating within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts covered by Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Law. (M.G.L. Ch. 152).

Strong preference will be given to first time applicants, consortium applicants, employers and organizations who demonstrate a compelling program design that addresses an injury history, potential injury or provides a proactive approach to injury prevention.

Grants are awarded to employers that best satisfy the Safety Grant Program goals.

IMPORTANT: Prior to completing or submitting a Safety Training Grant application, please be sure that you are using the most current version of the application available. Visit http://www.mass.gov/lwd/workers-compensation/safety to download the current application or email safety@dia.state.ma.us

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