OSHA Data Initiative

 

To fund collection of occupational injury and illness data from employers in specified industries nationwide.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
17.505
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Labor
Office: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements or Contracts)
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
Occupational Safety and Health Act, Section 7(c)(1), Public Law 91-596, 29 U.S.C 651.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Designated State agencies that have been authorized by the Governor to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with full power to perform the obligations funded therein and to expend Federal funds.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Any state agency that is capable of collecting data.
Credentials/Documentation
State agency that is designated and authorized by the Governor that is capable of collecting data. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Application instructions are distributed to the States by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to the designated State agencies. Completed applications are returned to OSHA's National Office.
Award Procedure
Final approval of funding requests is given annually by the Director of Administrative Programs.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 30 to 60 days.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
Funding to States for administering their collection program can be renewed indefinitely, provided that the States continue to meet the requirements of the program. Applications for renewals are submitted to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's National Grants Office.
How are proposals selected?
Agreements may be awarded only to a State agency, designated by the Governor of a State, which has submitted an application for funding.
How may assistance be used?
Cooperative Agreements to States to collect occupational injury and illness data from employers in specified industries.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Program reports are not applicable. Cash reports are not applicable. Progress reports are submitted. A Federal Financial Report is required quarterly. Performance monitoring is conducted.
Auditing
No audits are required for this program.
Records
Records must be retained for 3 years following grant closeout or final audit, whichever is later.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
This program has no matching requirements.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Cooperative Agreements are aspects of a continuing program. Grantees receive funds through the Department of Health and Human Services' Payment Management System. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None. See Appendix IV of the Catalog for regional offices of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Headquarters Office
Elizabeth Norris 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20210 Email: norris.elizabeth.a@dol.gov Phone: 202-693-2422 Fax: 202-693-1696
Website Address
https://www.osha.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
16-0400-0-1-554.
Obligations
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 14 $0; FY 15 est $0; and FY 16 est $0
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not Applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.