93.142: NIEHS Hazardous Waste Worker Health and Safety Training
Alternate Name: Superfund Worker Training Program WTP
Aug. 1, 2022
Aug. 1, 2022
To provide cooperative agreements and project grant support for the development and administration of model worker health and safety training programs consisting of classroom, online, and practical health and safety training of workers and their supervisors, who are engaged in activities related to hazardous materials, hazardous waste generation, treatment, storage, disposal, removal, containment, transportation, or emergency response. To assist organizations in the development of institutional competency to provide appropriate training and education to hazardous waste workers.
Type of Assistance
B - Cooperative Agreements
A public or private nonprofit entity, Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institutions of Higher Education), including tribal governments, that provide worker health and safety education and training, may submit an application and receive a cooperative agreement or project grant for support of waste worker education and training by a named principal investigator. Recipients/grantees may use services, as appropriate, of other public or private organizations necessary to develop, administer, or evaluate proposed worker training programs, as long as the requirement for awards to nonprofit organizations is not violated. Nonprofit organizations which are incorporated under 501(c)(4) are prohibited from receiving grants.
Any public or private entity providing worker safety and health education and training will benefit from this program.