NYS DOL Safety and Health Training Grant Released

NYS DOL Safety and Health Training Grant

The Hazard Abatement Board (HAB) is pleased to announce the availability of 2012-2013 Grant Year funds to develop and implement programs that promote occupational safety and health in the workplace through:

    • Training
    • Education
    • and Other proven preventative programs

Approximately $6.5 million in total funds is available for programs under Article 29 of the NYS Labor Law. Applicants may apply for any portion thereof. Grants will be awarded based on the number of quality programs approved and the availability of funds. A Request for Proposals (RFP) is available as of January 11, 2012. You may obtain the RFP from this website or by contacting our office at (518) 457-7629.

    • Eligible applicants are:
    • Public and private employers
    • Labor organizations or their federations
    • Trade associations
    • Non-profit organizations and
    • Educational institutions

Employers must employ one or more persons (beyond self-employment). Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) goals shall be:

    • 20% MWBEs
    • 11% minority business subcontracting
    • 9% women-owned business subcontracting

Your response to the 2012 RFP must be received by the HAB staff not later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on February 13, 2012, or be postmarked by such date in accordance with the proposal submittal instructions set forth in the RFP. No consideration will be given to grant applications that fail to meet this submission deadline.

Download the Request for Proposal 2012-2013 (MS Word format - opens in new window)

Download the Training & Grant Management Summary (Excel format - opens in new window) We also established a listserv electronic mailing list for anyone interested in receiving notices of Board Meetings, pertinent information and the issuance of future RFPs. To enroll on this list please go to www.labor.ny.gov/hab and simply click on the "Subscribe to the HAB E-mail List".