The award-winning VPPPA Mentoring Program is a formal process to assist companies/facilities interested in the VPP or improving their safety and health management systems. The program matches interested sites with current VPP Star sites to help them achieve VPP recognition. The association utilizes a network of regional coordinators and agency officials in establishing a mentoring relationship. Depending on preferences indicated on the VPPPA Mentoring Application Form, coordinators consider similar experiences, industries, geographic location and union representation when choosing prospective mentors. Once a match has been made, the sites form a unique relationship based on the needs of the mentored site and the time and resources available to the mentor. The VPPPA Mentoring Program is a free resource provided by the association to sites regardless of membership status.

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  • Outreach - The purpose of outreach and the need for SGE's.
  • Workshops - Learn more about specific VPP related workshops available at most regional and national VPPPA conferences.
  • Region VI VPP Act Outreach Information - Learn how you can support the VPP Act for the Region VI Area.
  • Academic Scholarship - See if you or a family member qualifies for academic scholarships of study in the Occupational Safety or Occupational Health fields.


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