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

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.262
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 1, 2020
Application: Dec 1, 2020

Program contact:
Maria Lioce, MD

Peer review contact:
Nina Turner, PhD

Financial/grants management contact:
Sharon Cassell


The Miner Safety and Health Training Program provides grants to support the development of training and education programs that will enhance the quality and availability of health and safety training for mine workers in the Western United States.

The proposed miner safety and health training program should:

  1. Address the training needs of mining personnel
  2. Increase the number of qualified mine safety and health trainers in the western United States
  3. Develop and implement "train the trainer" courses
  4. Develop and deliver health and safety training to miners working in the western United States
  5. Coordinate with existing training programs

Eligible applicants include:

  • Local governments, such as state, county, city, township, or special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public, state controlled, and private institutions of higher education
  • Federally recognized Native American tribal governments and other than federally recognized tribal organizations
  • Public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities
  • Nonprofits organizations with or without 501(c)(3) status
  • For-profit organizations and small businesses
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $486,000
Award floor: $200,000
Project period: 3 years
Expected number of awards: 2
Estimated total program funding: $3,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

By November 1, 2020, a letter of intent must be sent to:

Nina Turner, PhD
Scientific Review Officer
Office of Extramural Programs
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1095 Willowdale Road
Mailstop G800
Morgantown, WV 26505-2845

Tagged as
Occupational health and safety

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