OSHA VPP: Promoting & Implementing Better Workplace Health & Safety
The Voluntary Protection Program promotes safer and healthier workplaces with effective management systems. In the VPP, employers, employees, and OSHA create synergistic relationships at workplaces that have implemented a comprehensive safety and health management system. Approval into VPP marks OSHA recognition of outstanding occupational safety and health put forth by employers and employees.
- Improved employee motivation for workplace safety, leading to improved quality and productivity
- Collaboration with employees on workplace safety creates unionized VPP facilities
- Reduced Workers’ Compensation costs
- Community recognition