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The Department believes that many employers who implement safety incentive programs and/or conduct post-incident drug testing do so to promote workplace safety and health. In addition, evidence that the employer consistently enforces legitimate work rules (whether or not an injury or illness is reported) would demonstrate that the employer is serious about creating a culture of safety, not just the appearance of reducing rates. 

Did you know that October is Fire Prevention Month? In addition, this week, October 7-13, is Fire Prevention Week. The National Fire Protection Association has sponsored the observance of Fire Protection Week since 1922.

Welcome to our Member of the Month program! Have you, or a colleague, gone above and beyond at work? Nominate them to be a VPPPA Member of the Month. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get more information or to submit someone's name for consideration. 

We are sure you are aware of Hurricane Florence hitting the East Coast, primarily in the Carolinas. The storm has led to evacuation orders in the Carolinas and Virginia and could bring weather conditions some residents have never experienced before, such as torrential rains, widespread flooding, flying debris and high winds. 

Welcome to our Member of the Month program! Have you, or a colleague, gone above and beyond at work? Nominate them to be a VPPPA Member of the Month. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get more information or to submit someone's name for consideration.