Submissions for the 2022 Healthier, Safer and Productive Workplaces grants program are now closed.
The 2022 Healthier, Safer and Productive Workplaces Grants Program offers grants to fund innovative solutions that create safe and healthy Tasmanian workplaces.
The benefits of a safe and healthy workplace include:
- improved health and wellbeing
- increased job satisfaction
- greater work participation and increased social inclusion
- increased individual, team and organisational resilience
- lower absenteeism rates
- higher work performance and productivity
- less workplace injury and workers compensation claims
- more effective return to work outcomes
- lower workers compensation premiums.
The Grants Program aligns with the WorkCover Tasmania Board and WorkSafe Tasmania’s Strategic Plan 2018-2023:
- Strategy 1: Targeted Harm Reduction: Reducing harm in Tasmanian workplaces
- Strategy 2: Building Culture and Capability: Responding to current and emerging WHS issues.
- the prevention of musculoskeletal injuries
- the improvement of return to work outcomes.
Applicants may apply for a grant in one or both categories.
- Innovation in the prevention of musculoskeletal injuries. The objective is to fund innovative solutions to prevent musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
- Innovation in the management of return to work for injured workers. The objective is to fund innovative solutions that improve return to work outcomes for injured workers and their workplace.
Programs funding levels
- Applications for any amount up to $50,000 will be considered.
- Applications from research/industry partnerships may be considered for funding up to $100,000. This may include project timeframes greater than 12 months. These applications will be considered on a case by case basis.
The Grants Program will be open for applications until midnight of 01 April 2022.
The Grants Program is open to not for profit organisations, individuals, industry bodies, private organisations, community organisations and educational institutions with an ABN. The applicant must be operating within Tasmania.
The following guideline is made available to support you in submitting your application