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.

Jun 27, 2015

Know Your Options, Speak Up

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It comes as little surprise that even people who recognize and witness safety concerns are often likely to not speak up and raise those concerns. The real question is "why?" More
Jun 16, 2015

Top 10 Safety Apps for Smartphones

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We've covered various safety-related apps before, but at the recent American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Safety 2015 conference, a top 10 list was announced. More
Jun 05, 2015

Restroom Policy and Transgender Employees

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In light of the Caitlyn Jenner being in the news recently, the topic of transgender people is a hot one right now, even for OSHA. More
Jun 05, 2015

Stand Down (Fall Protection) Announcement

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From David Michaels /Assistant Secretary of Labor Please take a moment to view the following video on this year’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction. For the second year, workers and employers from around the world joined OSHA to… 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.