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| Publication Date:||05/20/1999|
| Publication Type:||Notice|
| Fed Register #:||64:27606-27607|
| Title:||New Project Manager Orientation Course.|
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
New Project Manager Orientation Course
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Notice of availability of funds and request for cooperative agreement applications.
SUMMARY: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) occasionally awards funds to nonprofit organizations to produce short- term training for personnel whose work furthers the responsibilities of the Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health. This notice announces the Agency's desire to enter into a cooperative agreement with an educational institution currently providing on-site consultation under section 21(d) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 670) to develop, pilot, and produce an orientation course for new Project Managers of 21(d) on-site consultation projects. The notice states the basics of the desired agreement and provides information about how to get detailed agreement application instructions. Section 21(b) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act authorizes this action.
DATES: Applications must be postmarked by June 30, 1999. The agreement period will run from August 1, 1999, through July 31, 2001.
ADDRESSES: Completed applications must be submitted in triplicate to the U.S. Department of Labor -- OSHA, Directorate of Federal-State Operations, Office of Cooperative Programs, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room N3700, Washington, DC 20210, marked ATTENTION: E. Tyna Coles.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E. Tyna Coles, Director, Office of Cooperative Programs, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room N3700, Washington DC 20210, telephone (202) 693-2213, FAX (202) 693-1671, e- mail Tyna.Coles@osha.gov.
What Is the Purpose of the Agreement?
The purpose of the agreement will be to develop a self-study course to orient 21(d) Consultation Project Managers, especially new Project Managers, with basic knowledge and management techniques of the OSHA on-site consultation program. The course should cover all of the objectives listed in the document "Project Manager Orientation Course -- Statement of Work" which will be sent to prospective applicants along with the detailed agreement package instructions.
Who Is Eligible To Apply?
Only those educational institutions which currently deliver 21(d) on-site consultation services under cooperative agreements with OSHA.
What Can Agreement Funds Be Spent On?
Are There Restrictions on How Agreement Funds Can Be Spent?
OSHA will not provide funding for the following activities.
What Other Requirements Are There?
How Will Applications Be Reviewed and Rated?
OSHA personnel will review and evaluate each application. Following the review process, OSHA staff may conduct an on-site evaluation of highly rated applicants before making a recommendation. The final selection will be made by the Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health.
The following factors will be used in the review of applications.
How Much Money Is Available for the Course?
$250,000 has been budgeted for this effort.
How Long Will the Agreement Run?
The agreement period is for 24 months, from August 1, 1999, through July 31, 2001. As with all cooperative agreements, either party may terminate the agreement on 30 days notice.
How Do I Get an Agreement Application Package?
Agreement application packages may be requested from the Office of Cooperative Programs at (202) 693-2213.
When and Where Must I Send the Application?
Send three copies of each application to: Attention: E. Tyna Coles, U.S. Department of Labor -- OSHA, Directorate of Federal-State Operations, Office of Cooperative Programs, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room N3700, Washington, DC 20210.
All applications must be postmarked by Monday, June 30, 1999. Applicants are encouraged to include samples of relevant previous work, but one copy of any sample will be sufficient.
How Will I Be Told If My Application Was Selected?
You will be notified in writing that you were or were not selected. Notice of selection will not constitute approval of an application as submitted. OSHA will negotiate with representatives of the selected applicant to enter into a 21(b) cooperative agreement which will cover the responsibilities of both parties, including program components, budget and administrative systems. If negotiations do not result in an acceptable submission, the Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health reserves the right to terminate the negotiation process and decline to fund the proposal.
Signed at Washington, DC, this 10th day of May, 1999.
Charles N. Jeffress,
[FR Doc. 99-12781 Filed 5-19-99; 8:45 am]
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