Deadline: October 23, 2015 

The National Board of Directors is calling for self-nominations for the vacant position and will appoint a qualified candidate at the November 2015 Board of Directors meeting in Washington, D.C.




The Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association - The Premier Global Safety and Health OrganizationTM, 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.


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VPPPA Mission: To be a leader in health and safety excellence through cooperation among communities, workers, industries and governments.


Annual National Conference


The VPPPA's annual conference is the leading educational event for attendees who represent a broad spectrum of industries. More information will be available in the upcoming months.
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VPP is based on a cooperative relationship between management, labor and government, and promotes worker protection, requiring active employee involvement and management commitment. The VPP process emphasizes the continual identification and elimination of hazards beyond OSHA standards.