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VPP: Leaders in Safety and Health Excellence

Description: The Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) have proven to be an effective safety and health management system, with over 1,700 VPP sites experiencing overall injury and illness rates over 50 percent below the national average. This session will provide an overview of the VPP, discuss the requirements for participation and share the benefits of involvement from government and private sector representatives.
  Instructor(s): Michael Guillory, Monsanto Agricultural Group, Luling, LA
Donald S. Jones, Sr., P.E., CSP, Dow Chemical Company, Plaquemine, LA
Mark Norton, U.S. Department of Labor - Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), Tuscon, AZ
  Level: B