NIOSH Awards 23 Cooperative Agreements To States For Work Injury Surveillance

Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced funding for cooperative agreements with 23 states for occupational injury and illness surveillance. The awards include renewals for 14 previously funded state programs, and new awards to nine additional state programs.

The competitive awards total $6.5 million per year for five years, and will fund occupational injury and illness surveillance programs in the 23 states for a five-year total of $32.5 million.

The nine states that received new competitive awards are Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, and North Carolina. The 14 states that successfully competed for renewals are … read more