Centers for Agricultural Safety and Health (U54)

| Environ. and Occupational Hlth Funding



United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)


Upper  $1,350,000 USD

NIOSH intends to commit $13,000,000 in FY 2016 to fund 10 awards. A maximum of $1,350,000 in direct costs per budget period is allowed. The award project period is 5 years.


The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) invites applications for Centers for Agricultural Safety and Health (Ag Centers). Ag Centers areexpected to conduct high quality research and help translate scientific discoveries into practical applications to improve worker safety and health in the areas of agriculture, forestry, and fishing. Center functions should include developing integrated approaches that link basic science with translation and outreach activities. Center structure should take advantage of diverse scientific resources and focus on local, regional, and/or national worker safety and healthissues. Centers should place emphasis on the creation and implementation of evidence-based solutions that address important agricultural safety and healthproblems. Collaborations with other academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, and other occupational safety and health focused groups are expected. Applicants must concisely describe the occupational health burden within their service area and directly link research and outreach activities to help alleviate the burden. Applicants should also clearly articulate the anticipated impacts of the proposed work, both during the project period and beyond.

Upcoming Deadlines

30 Sep 2016 (Confirmed) – Letter of intent (Sponsor deadline – not required)

01 Dec 2016 (Confirmed) – Application (Sponsor deadline – required)

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