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The Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association, Inc. - The Premier Global Safety & 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 30th Annual National VPPPA Conference will be held at the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, MD, August 25-28, 2014. 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.

Conference Registration is OPEN
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Annual Chapter Conferences

 


VPPPA chapters provide you with great educational opportunities on a regional level. Attend regional conference to learn and network with peers from your own OSHA region. All 10 VPPPA chapters host an annual chapter conference.
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Works & Saves

 


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.
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