New York State Occupational Safety & Health Training and Education – Hazard Abatement Board (HAB)

Funder: NYS Department of Labor

Due Date: 2/9/2018

Budget: $5,900,000

Opportunity: DOL01-12-2018

The Hazard Abatement Board (HAB) is pleased to announce funding made available under Article 29 of the NYS Labor Law for the development and implementation of programs promoting occupational safety and health in the workplace through training, education and other proven preventative programs. Total available funds anticipated for programs will be approximately $5,900,000 million. Bidders may apply for any portion thereof.

Grants awarded will be based on the number of quality programs approved and the availability of funds. The grant term for all awards will be August 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019. The Request for Proposals (RFP) is available as of today, December 27, 2017. The RFP and pertinent information are available below.

Eligible bidders are: public entities and private businesses; labor organizations or their federations; trade associations; non-profit organizations; and educational institutions. Businesses must employ two or more persons (beyond self-employment). The New York State Department of Labor hereby establishes an overall goal of 30% for MWBE participation, 15% for NYS certified minority-owned business enterprises (MBE) participation and 15% for NYS certified women-owned business enterprises (WBE) participation (based on the current availability of MBEs and WBEs).

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