University of Minnesota
School of Public Health
MCOHS - Home

  • Midwest Center
    for Occupational
    Health and Safety

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

  • Call toll free:
    1-877-36- MCOHS

MCOHS Newsletter

Pilot Projects Research Training Program
Request for Proposals

Application Deadline: September 30, 2016

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 (1) newly-independent principal investigators (PIs); (2) experienced PIs pursuing OHS as a new direction for research; and (3) doctoral research trainees working under the supervision of a PI.



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


Make a Gift

Make a gift to the Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety Fund to provide supplementary support for programmatic needs, including student education and research activities.


  • Upcoming Events

    Hearing Loss Prevention Seminar
    Co-sponsored with 3M
    September 14

    University of Minnesota
    Continuing Education & Conference Center

    NIOSH-Approved Spirometry Refresher Training
    September 21
    Chula Vista Resort
    Wisconsin Dells, WI

    Midwest Regional Occupational Health Conference
    September 21-23
    Chula Vista Resort
    Wisconsin Dells, WI




The Midwest Center for Occupational Health and SafetyContact MCOHS