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    for Occupational
    Health and Safety

    1260 Mayo (MMC 807)
    420 Delaware Street SE
    Minneapolis, MN 55455
    Main: 612-626-0900
    Fax: 612-626-4837

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MCOHS-ERC Pilot Projects Research Training Program



Grants ranging from $5,000 to a maximum of $20,000 are available to occupational health and safety (OHS) researchers in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Areas of OHS include industrial hygiene, occupational and environmental health nursing, occupational and environmental epidemiology, occupational and environmental medicine, injury epidemiology and safety, ergonomics, toxicology, health physics, and occupational health psychology.

The Request for Proposal (RFP) is applicable only to educational institutions and targets a) new Principal Investigators (PIs) that have traditionally not conducted OHS research; b) PIs pursuing new directions of research; and c) doctoral research trainees (PIs).





About the Center

Since 1977, the Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (MCOHS) has actively served the Midwest by offering graduate training programs and continuing education courses in the field of occupational health and safety. This Education and Research Center (ERC) is sponsored, in part, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

For detailed information on our academic offerings: View Academic Programs

For more information on continuing education courses and online training modules: View Continuing Education


  • Upcoming Events

    Annual Professional Development Conference of the Upper Midwest Section of the AIHA
    November 19
    St. Paul, Minnesota
    Learn More (pdf)

    Occupational Hearing Conservation Refresher Training
    April 7, 2016
    University of Minnesota
    Register Online

    Occupational Hearing Conservation Training
    April 18-20, 2016
    University of Minnesota
    Register Online




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