Susan Harwood Training Grant Overview
Trenching & Excavation Capacity Building Grant
The Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences is a proud recipient of a Susan Harwood Capacity Building Grant (#SH-05166-SH9) that will provide three new training opportunities in Trenching and Excavation Safety to companies who employ under 250 employees at no cost. Training will include a 2-hour introductory level module designed for workers which will focus on hazard recognition and avoidance, a 4-hour advanced level training for workers with some safety and hazard abatement responsibilities, and a third 6-hour employer level module explaining the regulatory responsibilities for employers under the OSH Act.
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Workplace Safety & Health Training on Infectious Diseases
The University of Cincinnati’s Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences is 1 of 37 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive a training grant from the Department of Labor for Workplace Safety and Health Training on Infectious Diseases, including COVID-19 hazards. This award derives from the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program and funding was made available by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Training will include a 3-hour course which will focus on the identification and prevention of infectious diseases in the workplace. This new training opportunity will be available to companies who employ under 250 employees at no cost.