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.

Apr 25, 2015

Workplace Injury Trumps Smoking Habit for Worker's Comp

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Should someone who smokes two packs a day be eligible for lung-related medical costs through worker's comp? More
Apr 19, 2015

Historical Workplace Disasters

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It is said that we should remember and study history so that we don't repeat it. More
Apr 09, 2015

The Deterioration of Workers' Comp

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The Workers' Comp program is supposed to be in place to help take care of injured workers. However, it may not be as reliable as it once was. More
Mar 30, 2015

National Window Safety Week is Next Week: April 5 - 11

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Did you know there is a yearly National Window Safety Week?  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.  These are files related to the Annual Evaluation process and include PSM Supplement B information. Questions can be directed towards (972)850-4159.