The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) defines Total Worker Health as policies, programs, and practices that integrate protection from work-related safety and health hazards with promotion of injury and illness prevention efforts to advance worker well-being.2
While we welcome proposals on any topic related to Total Worker Health, we encourage proposals focused on high risk and underserved worker populations, including high risk industries and Native American and Hispanic and Latino communities in Federal Region VIII (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South, Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming).
- Investigators from minority and underrepresented populations
- Early career researchers interested in occupational health, safety, and well-being, including:
- Junior faculty interested in the field
- Graduate students or graduate research trainees, or postdoctoral fellows in a Total Worker Health related discipline
- Investigators who have done research in occupational health, safety, and well-being and are new to the Total Worker Health discipline, including:
- Faculty who have experience conducting high quality research in a related discipline
- Researchers in government agencies, in community organizations, or private enterprises who demonstrate the ability to conduct high quality, independent research
- Investigators who seek to improve Total Worker Health research, translation, dissemination, or practice, such as:
- Faculty familiar with occupational health and safety and/or Total Worker Health research who aim to gather pilot data in preparation for larger-scale projects
- Researchers in government agencies, in community organizations, or private enterprises familiar with occupational health and safety and/or Total Worker Health research who aim to gather pilot data in preparation for larger-scale projects
Priority will be given to applicants from Federal Region VIII (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming).
The deadline for submissions has passed. Please check back for information about the next application cycle.
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