SAIF $10 Million Coronavirus Workers Safety Fund

Published Wednesday, April 1, 2020

SAIF is accepting applications for its new $10 million coronavirus worker safety fund, which is aimed at promoting employee safety, reducing injuries and decreasing exposure. Click here to learn how to apply for a grant from the fund, which will help pay for expenses tied to preventing the spread of coronavirus at businesses or mitigating other coronavirus-related costs.

Funds may be approved for costs such as: 

  • Safety equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) to reduce exposure and transmission
  • Worksite cleaning services and supplies for disinfection
  • Worksite redesign or modification to respond to transmission risk
  • Employee clinic modification or additional staffing for virus-related treatment
  • Mental health and wellness initiatives for concerns linked to the crisis
  • Coronavirus and job reassignment safety training and communication
  • Reopening businesses safely after coronavirus closure

Have a question? Email safetyfund@saif.com. And SAIF has a list of coronavirus resources on its website, saif.com.