Susan Harwood Training Grants provide training and education for workers and employers on workplace safety and health hazards, responsibilities and rights. Target audiences include underserved, low-literacy, and high-hazard industry workers and employers.
NIU is proud to be a recipient of the Susan Harwood Training Grant. This grant provides training and education for workers and employers on workplace safety and health hazards, responsibilities, and rights. NIU will provide two to eight hours of machinery and machine guarding training to approximately 350 workersworkers and employers. The targeted audience includes youth, minorities, hard-to-reach, and limited English proficiency workers.Training topics include operating stationary equipment, guarding point of operation, amputation prevention, control circuit systems, and other general industry machinery hazards.
As part of the grant program, NIU will be offering two, four or eight hours of machinery and machine guarding training, for free.