Centers for Disease Control

CDC: Workers’ Compensation Surveillance

Program Summary

The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to compile, analyze, and disseminate workers’ compensation (WC) data to promote the prevention of occupational injuries, illnesses, fatalities, and exposures to hazards within the states and throughout the nation.  The WC Surveillance Cooperative Agreements are intended to provide state health and state WC agencies and other eligible organizations and businesses the resources to initiate or expand state-based WC surveillance and intervention activities.  
 
Limitation
 
Organizations may submit one application.
 
Award Information
 
U60 cooperative agreement.  NIOSH intends to commit approximately $5.4 million in new money over a period of six years to fund up to 9 states for three consecutive years (project period) per state. An applicant state may request up to $200,000 in total costs per 12-month budget period.
 
The project period is three years. 
 
Internal Selection Process
 
The UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development and the College of Public Health have established an internal review procedure to select the UI nominee. Applications will be reviewed according to the sponsor's selection criteria. Consideration will also be given to UI institutional strengths and strategic directions. Potential applicants must submit, using the preselection link below, the following information.
  1. A two page CV
  2. A description of the proposed project. It should have the following elements:
The above materials must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The selected nominee will be asked to complete the full application package in accordance wtih the sponsor's deadline of Friday, August 29, 2014.

Proposal Due to OVPRED07/01/2014 Not open for submission deadline passed
Date Due to DSP or UIF08/15/2014
Date Due to Sponsor08/22/2014
Required LOI Due DateN/A
Non-Required LOI Due DateN/A
Email:amanda-jorgensen@uiowa.edu
Phone:319-384-1505
Sponsor URL:http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253462

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