The Region VIII Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association, Inc. (VPPPA) Chapter – The Premier Global Safety and Health Organization™, is the leading organization dedicated to cooperative occupational safety, health and environmental management systems. VPPPA, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization, is a member-based association, providing a network of companies and worksites who have achieved or are striving for occupational safety and health excellence, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) or the Department of Energy’s (DOE)About Us
Our mission is to be a leader in health and safety excellence through cooperation among communities, workers, industries and governments.
The Region VIII VPPPA chapter comprises a regional community of dedicated safety and health professionals empowering occupational safety culture across six states. VPPPA, The Premier Global Safety and Health Organization™, is the leading organization committed to occupational safety, health and environmental management systems and has created a complex network of cooperation between companies, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), state OSHA leaders, members of congress, the Department of Defense and Department of Energy.
For more than a decade, this association has provided its members a direct link to a depth of resources at OSHA, DOE and similar agencies within state-plan states and continues to offer a support network for participants from a wide variety of industries. More than 75 companies provide the support needed to continue striving for and achieving a stronger culture of safety excellence.
Region VIII VPPPA provides occupational safety, health and environmental leaders with networking and educational opportunities, up-to-the-minute legislative information, industry advancements, preferred vendors and consultants dedicated to VPP and safety and health management systems, mentoring opportunities, professional development and volunteer opportunities.
Our members make up a cross section of the best of the best, the safest, most innovative and most passionate ambassadors for the safety and health community. We educate, we advocate, and we collaborate!Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP).