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.

Jan 23, 2015

National Safety Council's 2015 CEOs Who Get It

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In the "Safety and Health" magazine, the National Safety Council has released their list of CEO's Who "Get It", meaning those "demonstrate a personal commitment to worker safety and health". More
Jan 20, 2015

2015 Region VI Educational Scholarship

The Region VI VPPPA Scholarship Committee will select and award two (2) scholarships to students studying in the Occupational Safety or Occupational Health fields. Each scholarship will be valued at $2,500. Check back on this page February 2nd, 2015 to fill… More
Jan 15, 2015

Top 10 Causes of Workplace Injury in 2014

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The Liberty Mutual Research Institute has released the top 10 causes of workplace injuries for 2014. More
Jan 09, 2015

Safety in Self-Driving Vehicles

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It's 2015... where's my self-driving car? 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.