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.

Jul 26, 2014

Sometimes Being Polite Is The Wrong Thing To Do

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We're all familiar with the situation. You're driving along, and all is going well. Suddenly, traffic starts to slow down and back up. Then you see it. "Lane closed ahead. Merge Left." More
Jul 16, 2014

The Safest Cars for Teens

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released a list of the safest cars for teen drivers. More
Jul 05, 2014

Self-Driving Trucks May Boost Safety

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We've all heard of Google's self-driving cars, but Daimler's self-driving trucks may be the next big thing in commercial transportation. More
Jun 26, 2014

Concussion Safety Campaign to Make Soccer More Safe

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Soccer. Football. Call it what you will, like other sports it can be dangerous. One group is targeting a specific but common issue among players: concussions. 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.