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 workers in new and small businesses. The targeted audience includes youth, minorities, hard-to-reach, and limited English proficiency workers. Training will include machinery such as augers, conveyor, mixers, roll formers, robots, and other basic machinery in general industry.
As part of the grant program, NIU will be offering two, four or eight hours of machinery and machine guarding training, for free.
Disclaimer: This material was produced under grant number SH05021SH8 from the Occupational Safety and Health administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. government.