Falls from heights and on the same level (a working surface) are among the leading causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. OSHA has issued a final rule on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems to better protect workers in general industry from these hazards by updating and clarifying standards and adding training and inspection requirements.
The Region III VPPPA Scholarship Committee will select and award up to two (2) scholarships to applicants who are already enrolled in or plan to enroll in a course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school. The scholarship will be ranged from $500.00 to $1,000.00.
The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) program and the Associated General Contractors of Virginia (AGCVA) have entered into a strategic partnership to bring a first in the nation - Virginia BEST Program (Building Excellence in Safety, Health and Training) to AGCVA members.
PHOENIX (October 20, 2016) – The Arizona Manufacturers Council will honor the achievements of Arizona’s outstanding manufacturers tomorrow, October 21, 2016 at the Arizona Manufacturing Summit and Awards Luncheon.
The Summit and luncheon, which will take place at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, will also recognize two legislators who have served as advocates for manufacturing in the state.
Are you a leader in your field? Do you have a passion to teach and share your knowledge? Do you have a story to tell other safety professionals like you? We’re looking for workshops from people like you. Share your expertise with fellow VPPPA members and become a workshop presenter at Safety+, An Integrated Safety & Health Management Systems Symposium. VPPPA’s annual conference is the leading educational event for attendees who represent a broad spectrum of industries and hold a variety of positions from EHS professionals to hourly workers and managers to representatives from the Departments of Labor, Energy and Defense.