The Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association, Inc., the premier global safety and health organization, is dedicated to cooperative occupational safety, health and environmental management systems. VPPPA is a member-based association, supporting worksites across the U.S. in their efforts to receive and maintain VPP status. For over two decades, the association has provided its members a direct link to OSHA, DOE and similar agencies within state-plan states and continues to offer a support network for participants from a wide variety of industries. The association works closely with OSHA, OSHA state-plan states, DOE and the Department of Defense (DoD) in the development and implementation of cooperative programs within the agencies.

Sep 24, 2014

OSHA to "Nudge" Business into Safety Through Public Exposure

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Call it "nudging" or "shaming", the effect is the same. OSHA is exposing workplace accident information online to try and improve safety. More
Sep 17, 2014

Ice Ice Safety [Video]

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In order to internally promote their "Destination Zero" safety program to employees, East Tennessee Children's Hospital made a music video... to the tune of "Ice Ice Baby".  More
Sep 12, 2014

Fire Safety... IN SPACE! [Video]

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Ever seen fire in space? Me neither, until now. More
Sep 04, 2014

20th Anniversary of National Food Safety Month Brings 20 Tips [Video]

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We don't talk much about food safety on this blog, but every now and then it's good to branch out. More

National VPPPA

Looking for the National VPPPA site? The National VPPPA site can be located at www.vpppa.org.  Region VI is part of the National VPPPA.  All member services associated with the VPPPA outside of conference registration for the Region VI hosted Health, Safety and Expo, are handled by the National VPPPA and not Region VI.

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VPP Self Evaluation

The above items are supplied by the Region VI Area OSHA VPP Coordinator.  Questions can be directed towards (972)850-4159.