The prevention of occupational injury and illness is in everyone’s best interest. This Grant entitled,
“Workplace Safety Training and Education Grant Program” is issued under the provisions of the
Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 23E, Section 3, and administered by the Department of Industrial
Accidents, Office of Safety. The primary purpose of this Safety Grant is designed to fund programs that
reduce the risk of injury and illness to their workers and to promote safe and healthy conditions in the
workplace through training, education, and other preventative programs.

Each fiscal year the grant program awards a maximum of $25,000 to qualifying Massachusetts businesses
and organizations operating within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts covered by Massachusetts
Workers’ Compensation Law. (M.G.L. Ch. 152).

Strong preference will be given to first time applicants, consortium applicants, employers and
organizations who demonstrate a compelling program design that addresses an injury history, potential
injury or provides a proactive approach to injury prevention.

Grants are awarded to employers that best satisfy the Safety Grant Program goals.

For more information,  check out the Department of Industrial Accidents website.