On March 1, 2016, the Alberta Ministry of Labour launched the third year of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Futures – Research Funding Program. OHS Futures is accepting research applications for projects that support the prevention of occupational injury, illness and disease in Alberta workplaces.
OHS Futures formalizes the way researchers, institutions, industry, and labour organizations across Canada access funding for OHS research. The program links government with experts with the purpose of enhancing OHS knowledge and capacity within the province.
A one-hour information session will be held via WebEx on March 17, 2016 at 2:00 pm MST. To register for the session, please email Amy Elefson – Research and Evaluation Associate at .
In the meantime, please visit the OHS Futures website (www.work.alberta.ca/ohsfutures) for information on research priorities, applicant eligibility, the application package, application assessment, data sharing, and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act under which the information you provide is being collected.
The Application Package, consisting of an online application and application supplement, is now available on the OHS Futures website. The submission deadline is May 2, 2016 at 11:59 pm MST.
Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us directly at .
Dr. Lisa Ross-Rodriguez, MSc, PhD
Director | Occupational Disease and Injury Prevention
OHS Policy and Program Development | Alberta Labour
Phone: 780.638.1069 | Cell: 780.690.0410 | Fax: 780.644.2100
8th Floor Labour Building, 10808-99 Ave | Edmonton, AB T5K 0G5