The OHS Innovation and Engagement Grants program will provide $667,000 for 33 projects during 2017. Projects include OHS-related seminars, conferences, education materials and training programs. Examples:
- Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association: Development and delivery of online training related to acute stress disorder in first responders
- University of Alberta: Grant will support production of a paper containing the best available scientific evidence related to the effects of marijuana on workers in safety-sensitive occupations
- Enform Canada: Funding will support three regional health and safety conferences that focus on promoting awareness of the leading causes of injury for frontline workers in the upstream oil and gas industry.