Grant Projects & Products

Below is a brief description of SHIP grants awarded to date. For more information on how to apply for a SHIP grant go to or email us at

Return to Work (RTW) grants

Grant Recipient Project Title

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**Grants currently open -- not yet completed or closed.

City of Port Orchard **Light Duty=Right Duty
Washington Restaurant Association Education Foundation (WRAEF) **Food Service Industry Guide to Return to Work
The SMART Association
- Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties
Return to Work Toolbox
University of Washington
- Harborview Medical Center
Developing Effective Early Return to Work Multimedia Training for Supervisors of Healthcare Workers.
University of Washington
- Rob Griffiths
- Washington State Building Trades Council
** Task Assessment Video Aids to Promote Appropriate Early Return To Work in Specific Construction Trades
Washington State University
- Valley Hospital
Innovative Strategies for Healthcare Organizations to Increase Participation in Early Return to Work Program.

Safety & Health grants

Grant Recipient Project Title

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**Grants currently open -- not yet completed or closed.

Aerospace Machinist Joint Training Committee aka Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC) **Human Factors Approach to Accident Prevention (HFAAP) Online training in fall prevention, materials handling and workplace violence
Associated General Contractors of Washington
- Northwest Laborers-Employers Training Trust (NWLETT)
The "Hazard Orientation & Labor Education (HOLE) Video Project for Underground Construction" Taking Safety to a HOLE New Level!
Build it Smart -- 126 Broadening the Safety Alliance: Safety and Health Leadership Training for Midlevel Personnel in the Construction Industry
City of Pullman Police Department Protecting the Badge: Decreasing Musculoskeletal Problems in Law Enforcement Officers Through Workplace Ergonomics
City of Raymond City Hall Employees Ergonomically Safe Workstations
Columbia Basin Health Association Pesticide Safety Education Program for Seasonal Agricultural Field Workers
Eastern Washington University, Department of Physical Therapy
- Inland Northwest Health Services
Vertically Integrated Participatory Ergonomics Resources (VIPER) for Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Grocery Workers and Grocery Warehouse Employees
Eastern Washington University, Department of Physical Therapy

- St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute

** Occupational Health Education for Dental Hygienists in Washington State

Evergreen Safety Council (ESC)
- Northwest Laborers-Employers Training Trust (NWLETT)
Work Zone Flagger Safety Video
Grace Community Church South King County Latino Family Health and Safety Fair
Humanix Staffing Educating Manufacturing Companies on Safety Training Materials and Communication Tools to use for their Temporary Employees
Inland Northwest Health Services **Participatory Ergonomics to Prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Grocery Industry
- Governor’s Industrial Safety & Health Advisory Board (GISHAB)
Reduce the Dangers by Educating the Agriculture Community on the Safe Operating Procedures of Farm Tractors and PTO's – in the Workers Native Language
- Washington Contract Loggers Association Inc.
Safe Practices During Logging Operations
-Washington Trucking Associations
- Log Truckers Conference & McKay & Son Logging
- NDC Timber
- Pat Rabey Trucking, Inc

** Safe Practices Loading, Driving, & Unloading Log Trucks

Integrity Safety Services Stretch & Flex: A Multimedia Intervention to Reduce Work-Related Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Construction Industry
Josephine Sunset Home, Inc. ** Good, Better, Best Body Mechanics – Videos on Proper Techniques
Labor Neighbor Radio (LNR) Radio Safety Campaign (2008)
SHIP Radio Safety Campaign (2009)
Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital Foundation ** DoG the WAGS: An Innovative Solution to Reduce Exposure to Waste Anesthetic Gases
Northwest Independent Contractors Association (NICA) Small Business Residential Construction Training Seminar with Employee Training

Global Harmonization Hazard Communications Video and Training

Provide Disaster Site Worker (including Fall Protection) and Pandemic Preparedness Training Seminars to Contractors
Painting & Decorating Contractors of America Washington State Council Painters Safety Fair
Pregis Corporation Panel Production Line, Ergonomics Improvement
Renton Technical College
- Construction Center of Excellence (CCE)
- Sellen Construction
- Pierce County Construction Partnership
- Pierce County Building & Construction Trades
Green Building Safety Awareness Training
Renton Technical College
- Construction Center of Excellence (CCE)
- Build it Smart
- Sellen Sustainability
- Association of General Contractors Education Foundation (AGC EF)
**Toolbox Talks Construction Safety Guides and Mobile App
Roofing Contractors Association of Washington (RCAW) RCAW Roofing Safety Training and Technology Expo (2008)
RCAW Roofing Safety Training and Technology Expo (2009)
Sakuma Brothers Farms Inc Dealing with Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in the Rural Workplace
Service Employees International Union 1199 NW Safe Patient Handling Best Practices Guidelines: Development and Dissemination.
SMART Association Personal Protective Equipment, It’s Personal! (Equipo de Proteccion Personal, Es Personal!)
"CHAPP" Construction Hispanic Action Protection Plan el CHAPP! A Communication Tool Book for contractors of Spanish/ English construction safety phrases related to on site hazards and related risks.
The SMART Association
- Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties
** "eL CHARPP" Construction Hispanic  And Russian Protection Plan
South Seattle Community College
- Washington Safety and Health Training Institute (WASHTI)
**Improving Outreach and Safety and Health Training to Reduce Injuries and Fatalities and Lower Costs by Providing Data-Driven Training
Spokane Public Schools
- Career and Technical Education and Safety, Transportation and Security Departments
LeaderSHIP in Safety
Tacoma Goodwill Industries Occupational Health and Safety Workplace Safety Training for Employees with Cognitive Impairments
Tacoma-Pierce County Employment and Training Consortium Youth Construction Incident Prevention
-Associated General Contractors Training Center
**Safer Drivers – Workers Training Workers
Timberland Regional Library Ergonomic Improvements to Courier and Sorting Services
TOC Management Services Creating an Active Safety Leadership Environment (CASLE)
UFCW Local 21 **Supermarket Deli Worker Safety Project (DWS)
University of Washington
- Trucker Association
**Randomized Controlled Trial of a Whole Body Vibration Intervention in Truck Drivers
University of Washington
- Seattle Iron and Metals Corporation
- Teamsters Local Union 117
**Development of an Effective Labor/Management Health and Safety Committee in a Dual-Lingual, High Hazard Industry
University of Washington
- Washington Wine Industry Foundation
**Development of a Health and Safety Manual for Washington Wineries
University of Washington
- Teamsters
Developing Effective Health and Safety Committees for High Risk Small Businesses
University of Washington Dept. of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
- Washington Governor's Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board
Young Worker Safety and Health Curriculum Development and Dissemination
University of Washington, Dept. of Environmental and Occupational Safety & Health Designing the Age Friendly Workplace: A Train-the-Trainer Project
University of Washington Office of Sponsored Programs
- Camano Island Fire & Rescue
- Snohomish Co Fire Districts 1 & 7
- City of Yakima Fire Department
- Global Diving and Salvage
Best Practices in Production, Sampling, and Testing of Breathing Air
University of Washington, Dept. of Environmental and Occupational Safety & Health
-Snohomish County Fire District 1 Medic Unit
MRSA and Fire Station Personnel
University of Washington Office of Sponsored Programs
- Sheet Metal Associated Contractors of North America (W. Washington)
- Puget Sound Shipbuilders Association
- Local 66 of the Sheet Metal Workers International Association (JATC)
- Local 104 of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
- Iron Workers Local 86
"Hexavalent Chromium Exposure Controls (HexChEC): Best Practices for Welders" Video Training Package Development and Dissemination
Vigilant Forklift Training for Trainers
** Hazard Communication Training of Trainers
Washington Business Week CRASH!!-A Game that Heightens Awareness of Prevention & Risk in the Workplace
Washington Fire Chiefs Investment in the Safety and Health of Washington Firefighters
Washington Food Industry Grocery Industry Workplace Safety Webinar Series and Downloadable Web Library
Washington Growers League ** Agricultural Employee Safety Orientation Training Video, in English and Spanish
Washington Onsite Sewage Association

Hazard assessment ,mitigation and training for workers exposed to residential sewage

Washington State Pharmacy Association ** Best practice safety tools for pharmacists handling hazardous drugs
Washington Restaurant Association Education Foundation **Hospitality Industry Workplace Safety Program
ProStart's ProSafety: A Curriculum for Improving the Safety of Today's and Tomorrow's Restaurant Professionals
Washington State Conference of Mason Contractors (WSCMC) New Employee Safety Orientation Interactive Training Series
Washington State Potato Commission Washington Potato Industry Worker Health & Safety Training
Washington State University College of Nursing
- Washington State Nurses Association
Protecting Nurses as a Valuable Resource
Washington Wine Industry Foundation ** Performance-based Safety Training for small to mid-sized Washington wineries.


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