WorkSafe BC Specific Priorities- Request for Proposal 2023

WorkSafeBC is committed to creating a province free from workplace injury, disease, and death, and to providing service driven by our core values of integrity, accountability, innovation, service, and partnership. The purpose of this RFP is to solicit research proposals relating to analytical sampling methods for substances with an American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV).

Research Services has an annual budget of $2.75 million for research grants. Funding is offered through four specialized funding streams, for projects that align with our mandate and research priorities.

Specific Priorities/Systematic Reviews funding program currenly requesting  for proposals for one to three year research projects for the following:

Analytical sampling methods for substances with an ACGIH TLV
Application form due: June 26, 2023, at 4 p.m. PDT


Eligibility: Qualified researchers based in (or formally affiliated with) a university or research institution, who have published studies related to the research questions, are encouraged to apply. Researchers worldwide are invited to apply for most competitions. It will be noted in the Request for Proposals (RFP) if the Principal Applicant must be affiliated with a Canadian university. 


Funding and duration

Grant amounts are determined by WorkSafeBC, based on the proposed project methodology, timeline, workplan, and budget. All standard terms and conditions apply to projects funded through Research Services. Please refer to our Funding conditions for details.


How to Apply

Application Package: Ensure your application package includes:

All forms and application materials are available for download on the WorkSafe BC website. Applicants should refer to the “Guide to the Grant Application Form” for instructions on how to prepare an application package.

Please see the following website for further details: Specific Priorities/ Systematic Reviews - WorkSafeBC

Upcoming Deadlines

June 26, 2023June 26, 2023 Verified Date
June 23, 2023 Jun. 23, 2023 June 23, 2023 16:00:00 June 23, 2023 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: WorkSafe BC Specific Priorities- Request for Proposal 2023 The WorkSafe BC Specific Priorities grants are designed to address operational need and help answer key questions in occupational health and safety and workers' compensation. These grants support short-term, primary and secondary research of immediate relevance. This research gives WorkSafe BC the strongest scientific evidence to use when developing policy and practice. .