by , on May 21, 2012

OSHA’s VPP (Voluntary Protection Program) designation recognizes employers and workers who have implemented effective safety and health management systems, and maintain injury and illness rates below national BLS averages.

Click here to visit the OSHA website for more information on VPP.

An investigative report published 5/18/12 indicates that the VPP designation frees employers from regular health and safety inspections.  A report performed by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, in collaboration with the Center for Public Integriy and Investigative News Network, questions the safety records of MA companies with that designation.

Click here to read the article published in iWatch News on 5/18/12.


Hugh Hoagland
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Hugh Hoagland is the foremost tester of clothing and PPE exposed to electrical arcs and is an arc flash expert. Read more about Hugh.

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