South Australian university-based or independent researchers can apply for work health and safety (WHS) Commissioned Research Grants (CRGs) to undertake applied research that helps expand the body of knowledge on the prevention of workplace injury and illness in this state.
$320,000 of new funding is made available each year from SafeWork SA.
In the 2012 round, the Mining and Quarrying OHS Committee (MAQOSHC) may provide additional funding for research into WHS in the mining and/or quarrying industries.
The 2012 call for applications opened on Monday 2 July 2012 and closed on Friday 24 August 2012.
Applications must be submitted using the CRG 2012 Application Template (Word 172kb) in accordance with the CRG 2012 Information for Applicants (PDF 61kb).
Applications for research projects must address the priorities identified in the OHSW Research Strategy for South Australia (PDF 266kb).
Annual WHS Research Forum
Each year, in conjunction with the opening of the call for applications for CRGs, the Research Committee of the SafeWork SA Advisory Committee hosts an Annual WHS Research Forum.