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  • Senators Introduce Bipartisan Voluntary Protection Programs Act FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2016   Contact: Courtney M. Malveaux, Government Affairs Counsel Tel:         (804) 972-1739 Email:   Senators Introduce Bipartisan Voluntary Protection Programs Act Falls Church, VA - In an uncommon display of election-year bipartisanship, U.S. Senators Michael Enzi (R-WY) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) proposed legislation last week, (S. 2881) to make the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) a permanent part of the workplace safety picture. VPP recognizes workers, managers and companies that use best practices that go above and beyond the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) minimum safety requirements to enhance workplace safety and health.  VPP worksites significantly reduce injuries and illnesses for approximately one million American workers in traditionally hazardous ...
    Posted May 11, 2016, 5:25 AM by William Linneweh
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About the Voluntary Protection Program
The Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) promote effective worksite-based safety and health. Through VPP, management, labor, and OSHA establish cooperative relationships at workplaces that have implemented a comprehensive safety and health management system. Approval into VPP is OSHA’s official recognition of the outstanding efforts of employers and employees who have built and fostered exemplary occupational safety and health.