Grants offered for workplace safety

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Matching grants of up to $5,000 to improve workplace safety and health are being made available for Michigan companies that have up to 250 employees.

Michigan’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration said the goal of the MIOSHA Workplace Improvement to Safety and Health grant program is to improve the work environment.

Up to $250,000 is available to employers to purchase safety and health-related equipment and equipment-related training. Preference will be given to employers in high-hazard industries identified in MIOSHA’s 2019-2023 Strategic Plan.

The grant period begins Oct. 1.