OSHA is accepting proposals for approximately $7.8 million in grants to nonprofit organizations for safety and health training and educational programs under the agency's Susan Harwood Training Grants program.

The grants are targeted to organizations that propose to educate workers and employers in small businesses: non-English speaking workers, and workers who are employed in high hazard industries and industries with high fatality rates.

This year OSHA will be awarding three categories of Susan Harwood grants:

Applications are available on OSHA's web site at www.osha.gov/fso/ote/training/sharwood/sharwood.html or may be obtained from the OSHA Office of Training and Education, Division of Training and Educational Programs, 2020 South Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, Ill., 60005, telephone (847) 297-4810.

Grant applications are due in the Arlington Heights office by 4:30 p.m. central time, July 3, 2003.