Grants for OHS and welfare research

Friday, 18 January, 2008

The government has called for innovative research projects to improve workplace safety in South Australia.

Acting Minister for Industrial Relations, Paul Caica has announced that applications are open for the latest round of grants to be offered under the Occupational Health Safety and Welfare Small Grants Programme.

“Funding of up to $50,000 will be provided for initiatives which will contribute to improved safety outcomes at work,” he said.

“These grants will fund projects that will contribute to the reduction of work-related injuries, diseases and fatalities in South Australia. Innovation is the key.”

To be eligible for the grants, the applicants and research must be based in South Australia.

Applications must meet specified criteria and successful applicants must submit regular progress reports and financial statements.

The deadline for applications is 5 pm, Friday 29 February 2008, with the work commencing in July.

For more information, visit the SafeWork SA website.

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