SHIP is a grant program under the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) within the Department of Labor & Industries. SHIP funds Safety & Health (S&H) ideas that prevent workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities, and projects for developing and implementing an effective and innovative Return-to-Work (RTW) program for injured workers.
Return to Work Grants
SHIP Grant Funding Process
Applications received by cycle deadline date are placed through the grant funding process (outlined below):
SHIP review staff consists of 3 grant managers and a program manager. The GRC is actually two separate committees - one specializing in safety and health and the other in return-to-work. Each group consists of 7-8 members and is made up of individuals who hold experience/expertise in the topic area being reviewed: Occupational safety and health or Return to work/Industrial Insurance.
Evaluation form templates are available upon request. This entire process could take 3-6 months to complete.
- The SHIP Program review staff will do a thorough review of applications and evaluate each.
- The Grant Review Committee (GRC) are emailed a copy of each application received. They are given an average of 2-4 weeks to review and evaluation each cycle.
- The Grant Review Committee (GRC) meets to review each app and come to a consensus on funding.
- The SHIP Program Manager meets with the DOSH Assistant Director (AD) to present the committee recommendations of each individual grant.
- The AD makes the final decision:
- Not fund
- Fund with contingencies
- Recommend resubmittal
Hear from grantees and their success stories partnering with L&I to improve workplace safety & health through the SHIP Grant Program.