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Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 17.603
Sponsors
Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Deadlines
Jun 9, 2019
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:

Janice Oates
202.693.9573
oates.janice@dol.gov

Cindy Hennigan
202.693.9581
Hennigan.Cindy@dol.gov

For grants management or budget questions:

Travis Munnerlyn
202.693.9833
munnerlyn.travis@dol.gov

Emmanuel Ekwo
202.693.9635
Ekwo.Emmanuel.M@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
  • Examinations of working places at metal and nonmetal mines
  • Mine emergency prevention and preparedness
  • Programs to prevent unsafe conditions in and around mines
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are:

  • States
  • Territories
  • Public and private nonprofit entities
  • Tribes and tribal organizations
  • Alaska Native entities
  • Native Hawaiian organizations
  • State-supported or local government-supported institutions of higher education
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $400,000
Award floor: $50,000
Project period: 12 months
Estimated number of awards: 8

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
Emergency preparedness and response · Occupational health and safety · Public health



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