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Workplace Safety Grants Available to Michigan Cannabis Operators

Companies are eligible for a dollar-for-dollar match up to $5,000 to purchase safety and health-related equipment and equipment-related training.

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The MIOSHA Workplace Improvement to Safety and Health (MIWISH) Grant program awards qualifying employers a dollar-for-dollar match up to $5,000 to purchase safety and health-related equipment and equipment-related training.

Michigan’s cannabis industry is eligible to participate in this grant program.

The goal of the grant program is to create a safer and healthier work environment and reduce the risk of injury and illness to workers in Michigan.

The grant period begins on October 1. Grants are awarded until grant funding is expended. This is a reimbursement program and grant awards are limited to one per company

To qualify, an employer must meet the following conditions:

  • Have 250 employees or less, company-wide.
  • Come under the jurisdiction of MIOSHA.
  • Conduct a site-specific evaluation justifying the equipment purchase.
  • Relate project directly to improvements that will lead to a reduction in the risk of injury or disease to employees.
  • Have the knowledge and experience to complete the project and be committed to its implementation.

Examples of eligible grants include:

  • Eyewash stations
  • Fall protection systems
  • Machine guarding
  • Lock out/tag out systems
  • Monitoring equipment and equipment for noise

To apply, complete the MIWISH application at Michigan.gov/MIOSHAGrants.

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