Preparing for the Voluntary Protection Programs

Preparing for the Voluntary Protection Programs

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Building Your Star Program A stepa€“bya€“step guide to the Voluntary Protection Programs The demand for information on the Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) is rapidly expanding. Set up to promote excellence in safety and health management, this prestigious government program now boasts more than 400 participating worksites, with gains ranging from increased productivity to reduction in workplace injury and insurance costs. Written by a VPP expert and one of the original developers of the program at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), this timely qhowa€“toq book gives safety and health professionals all the information they need to get into the VPP as well as renew their participation for years to come. The author clearly outlines the benefits of the program, offers advice on how to win support for it from both management and labor, and presents a complete set of tools for building a successful star programa€“a€“one that meets all of the VPP criteria. Special features include: aˆ— Stepa€“bya€“step instructions to the VPP application and posta€“approval process aˆ— A comprehensive qVPP Requirements Guide, q containing requirements for OSHA and the Department of Energy (DOE) and an appendix detailing state differences aˆ— Quick, ina€“depth tests for assessing a worksite against the VPP requirements aˆ— Action checklists to help plan for onsite reviews aˆ— Firsthand accounts by successful applicants in participating worksites aˆ— Interviews with individuals who review applications and evaluate worksitesaquot;DuPont Discovers Safety. ... aquot;Managing Worker Safety and Health, aquot; Chapter 1, aquot; Introducing OSHA-s Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines, aquot; unpublished manual. ... 24, Summer, VPP Participants- Association, Falls Church , VA.

Title:Preparing for the Voluntary Protection Programs
Author:Margaret R. Richardson
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 1999-09-27


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