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Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 17.603
Sponsors
Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Deadlines
May 28, 2021
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:

Janice Oates
202.693.9573
oates.janice@dol.gov

Carolyn T. Wilson
202.693.9564
wilson.carolyn.t@dol.gov

For grants management or budget questions:

Nancy E. Sloanhoffer
202.693.9880
sloanhoffer.nancy.e@dol.gov

Purpose

The Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety program provides grants for education and training programs to help identify, avoid, and prevent unsafe working conditions in and around mines. Special emphasis is given to programs and materials that target workers at smaller mines, including training miners and employers about new MSHA standards, high-risk activities, or hazards identified by MSHA.

Program priorities include training materials and programs in the areas of:

  • Powered haulage safety, including reducing vehicle-on-vehicle collisions, increasing seat belt use, and improving belt conveyor safety
  • Improving safety among contractors
  • Reducing electrocutions
  • Improving training for new and inexperienced miners
  • Mine emergency prevention and preparedness
  • Preventing falls from equipment
  • Respiratory hazards
  • Programs to prevent unsafe conditions in and around mines
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are:

  • States
  • Territories
  • County, city or township governments
  • Public/State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Federally recognized Native American tribal governments
  • Native American tribally designated organizations
  • Nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) status
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Hispanic-serving institutions
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
  • Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian-serving institutions
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,000,000
Award floor: $50,000
Project period: 12 months
Estimated number of awards: 20

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov.

To locate application instructions:

  1. Open the grants.gov announcement.
  2. Click on the package tab.
  3. Choose to preview the opportunity package.
  4. Click on the button that says download instructions.
  5. Application instructions will be in your browser download folder.
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Black or African American · Emergency preparedness and response · Hispanic or Latino · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Occupational health and safety · Public health



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