US Labor Department awards $10.5M in Workplace Safety and Health Training Grants

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has awarded $10.5 million in one-year federal safety and health training grants to 77 nonprofit organizations nationwide. The grants will provide training and education for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards in their workplaces. They will also inform workers of their rights and employers of their responsibilities under the OSH Act. Target trainees include small-business employers and underserved vulnerable workers in high-hazard industries. Read more here.