State Occupational Health and Safety Surveillance Program (U60)

| 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  $675,000 USD

Estimated $32,500,000 for the entire five year project period. Estimated $6,500,000 total funding (direct and indirect costs) for the first year (12 month budget period). Approximately 25 awards will be made dependingupon the number and types of applications received in 2014.

Annual ceiling of funding is $130,000 total costs for a Fundamental Program Application; $140,000 total costs for a Fundamental-Plus Program Application; and $675,000 total costs for an Expanded Program Application. NIOSH is also considering the provision of additional funding to selected, qualified applicants/recipients for yearly follow-back/intervention activities for work-related adult blood lead cases, with additional total costs funding of $5,000, $10,000, or $20,000 total costs based on quantitative criteria in Part 2, Section I., sub section 1.

The maximum project period is 5 years. The initial budget period, July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016 and for all-inclusive awards. The project period will start on July 1, 2015 and end of June 30, 2020. The budget period is 1 July through 30 June for each year.


Occupational health and safety (OH) surveillance is the ascertainment and tracking of work-related injuries, illnesses, hazards, or exposures. OH surveillance includes population/group- and case-based approaches andactivities. Occupational surveillance data are used to identify state priorities and guide efforts to improve and protect worker safety and health; monitor statistical and other trends and progress over time; and to develop prevention intervention recommendations.

Upcoming Deadlines

15 Aug 2016 (Confirmed) – Letter of intent (Sponsor deadline – not required)

15 Sep 2016 (Confirmed) – Application (Sponsor deadline – required)

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