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 23, 2014

Risk Assessment vs Risk Management

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Food Safety News has an interesting article on the difference between risk assessment and risk management. More
Apr 10, 2014

National Work Zone Awareness Week Warrants Safety Tips

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As we approach the end of National Work Zone Awareness Week, BLR has some safety tips for keeping works in roadside work zones safe. More
Apr 03, 2014

New LED Floodlight Really Shines

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If you're in the market for a new floodlight, here's one that really shines. (Get it?) More
Apr 01, 2014

2014 Conference Golf Tournament

It is time to sign up for the 2014 Conference Golf Tournament. Here is what you need to know: Venue will be Rebsamen Park Golf Course, Championship Course You will be provided bus transportation from the Conference Hotel at 7:00 AM Tee Time 8:30 am on Monday… More
Apr 01, 2014

Our Conference App is Available Now

The 2014 Annual Safety & Health Conference hosted by Region VI is coming up fast. Want a quick preview? Head on over to the Conference Navigator to get the scoop. Download the app for your iOS or Android device. There are still details being finalized but… More
Mar 26, 2014

In Case You Forgot That Danger Is Real

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Always remember: danger is real. Very, very real. More

2014 Conference 

Each year Region VI hosts an Occupational Health & Safety Conference with thousands of attendees and hundreds of exhibitors. The 2014 conference will be in Little Rock, AR.


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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Become a Member

Become a member of the leading safety organization in the Nation.  Visit the National VPPPA site for details.


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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.