We received word about this exciting funding source from the Massachusetts Office of Safety, Department of Industrial Accidents and wanted to share it with all of you. The application is available at the end of the reprinted article.
What does this grant provide?
A. The primary purpose of this Safety Grant is designed to fund programs that reduce the risk of injury and illness to workers and promote safe and healthy conditions in the workplace through training, education,
and other preventative programs.
Q. Who is qualified for this program?
A. Funding is intended for Massachusetts based companies and Massachusetts based training providers only.
Q. How much money in safety training can I apply for?
A. Each fiscal year the grant program awards a maximum of $25,000 to qualifying Massachusetts businesses.
Q. Who is qualified by the Commonwealth as a safety training provider?
A. Cranes 101 is a qualified Massachusetts based provider. You must get a quote from that provider.
Q. What are the important deadlines?
A. Grants are limited to a set amount and are approved on a first come first served basis and must be submitted by December 31, 2021. Training must commence in 2022 and be completed by June 30, 2022.
Q. If we qualify and receive a grant what does this mean?
A. That the safety training program(s) your company takes through Cranes 101 is paid for by the grant, meaning your safety training is free!
Q. What courses does Cranes 101 offer that qualify under this grant?
- MA hoisting license preparation all classifications
- Crane Operator Licensing
- Overhead Cranes Safety Training
- Fall Protection Safety Training
- Signal Person Safety Training
- Rigger Safety Training
- Bucket Truck Safety Training
- MEWP Safety Training
- Bucket Truck Operator Certification
- Crane Inspector Training
- Confined Space Safety Training
- Hi-Rail Inspector Training
Q. How do I apply?
A. Go to this link https://www.mass.gov/doc/fy-22-safety-grant-application-and-contractual-documents/
Click on the document picture below to download it.