DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Application Period for Farm Safety and Occupational Health Grant Program
[28 Pa.B. 5579]
The Department of Agriculture (Department) announces the opening of the application period for funding from the Farm Safety and Occupational Health (FSOH) Grant Program for FY 99. Grant applications will be accepted at the Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry, 2301 North Cameron Street, Room G-13, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9408, from October 15, 1998, to January 30, 1999. Applications must be postmarked by January 30, 1999, to be considered for funding.
The FSOH Program was created by the General Assembly through the passage of the Farm Safety and Occupational Health Act (3 P. S. §§ 1901--1915) (act), effective February 10, 1995. The program is funded through a specific appropriation provided for in the act. For program guidelines, see the Farm Safety and Occupational Health Grant Program Statement of Policy published at 7 Pa. Code, Ch. 138g.
The Farm Safety and Occupational Health Grant Program will award financial assistance, of up to $2,500, to Statewide farm organizations, volunteer fire companies, ambulance services and rescue squads within this Commonwealth that wish to develop and deliver farm safety, occupational health and emergency response programs. The applications will be evaluated using criteria set forth in the Statement of Policy.
Applications are available upon request by contacting Shiree Hunter at the Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry, 2301 North Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9408, (717) 787-7204 or by fax (717) 783-3275.
For further assistance, contact John Tacelosky, Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry, 2301 North Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9408, (717) 772-5217.
SAMUEL E. HAYES, Jr.,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 98-1836. Filed for public inspection November 6, 1998, 9:00 a.m.]
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