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CROET Oregon Worksite Grants

Purpose

The purpose of the Oregon Occupational Health Nurses Worksite Award is to support projects that improve the safety and/or health in an Oregon workplace, and increase the visibility of Oregon Occupational Health Nurses. These are projects that have made or will make a difference in the workplace. The opportunity exists each year for CROET to award one project submitted by an  Oregon State Association of Occupational Health Nurses member for the Oregon Occupational Health Nurses Worksite Grant. Previous grant awards have been $1500. The new grant amount for 2014 is $2000 which must be used to implement the activity or project.


Requirements

The Activity, project or program:

  • May be new or an extension of an existing activity or program
  • Must focus on an Oregon workplace
  • Must include a credible evaluation
  • Must be innovative
  • Must have the potential for implementation in other workplaces or industries.


2013 Worksite Grants

Congratulations to the Oregon State Association of Occupational Health Nurses upon the selection of their project for this year's award. This project, submitted by OSAOHN member Deborah Fell-Carlson is titled OSAOHN Online Training Outreach Pilot Project

Applications for the 2014 worksite grant will be available in early 2014 on the OSAOHN website. The completed application must be submitted according to directions specified in the application no later than June 30, 2014.  Access through the OSAOHN website.


Questions?

Contact CROET for questions about this program.


Partial List of Previous Awards

  • 2010 Occupational Health Nurses Award: "Promoting and Disseminating Injury Prevention Information to Oregon Health Care Workers"; Oregon Coalition for Health Care Ergonomics (OCHE); submitted by Lynda Enos. Visit the developing OCHE website.
  • 2008 Safety Professional Award: "Safety and Loss Control Manual Implementation and Training Project"; City of Hillsboro; submitted by Tanya Woodson and Michael Sorensen. See the City of Hillsboro Risk Management Manual. *
  • 2006 Occupational Health Nurses Award: "Oregon Healthy Worksite Initiative"; Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Corvallis, Oregon & Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, Lebanon, Oregon; submitted by Kim Schlessinger.

* The Oregon Safety Professionals Worksite Award was discontinued after a short run. For more information, contact ASSE Columbia-Willamette Chapter.