The Workplace Consultation division of the MN Department of Labor & Industry has money available for safety projects.
Workplace Consultation, the non-regulatory arm of Minnesota OSHA, sponsors matching grants for safety related equipment, up to $10,000. To be eligible, you must:
- Be an employer in Minnesota
- Have been in business for at least 2 years
- Carry workers’ compensation insurance
MNOSHA doesn’t define what constitutes a safety project, other than equipment that will help improve safety for employees. This could include AEDs, security systems, new forklifts, manufacturing equipment, back-up cameras for fleets, ergonomic equipment (chairs, keyboard trays), ventilation, sprinkler systems, etc.
To submit this application you must have:
- A quote for your project
- A grant application
- A survey showing the need for equipment
- Injury log information for the prior year
- Financial information
Complete Health, Environmental & Safety Services, Inc. (CHESS) has helped companies receive over $750,000 in grant awards.
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