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"… eries two years ago, OSHA convened a task force to conduct a review of the Voluntary Protection Programs, known as VPP. Last August, the task force issued a report urging, among …"

"… d in a statement, “We are firm believers in the principles behind OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program.” Another deadly accident at a “model workplace” just missed being …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Voluntary Protection Program

Excerpts from this story referencing Voluntary Protection Program

"… workplaces reporting lower-than-average injury and illness rates. OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), which exempt “model workplaces” from routine inspections, were …"

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"… e safety, has also allowed some Massachusetts employers to retain their “Voluntary Protection Program” (VPP) status even after serious safety problems have been exposed or wo …"

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"… h Administration task force is conducting its own review of the agency’s Voluntary Protection Programs — the subject of a recent Center for Public Integrity investigation.The …"

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"… that, since 2000, more than 80 workers have died at workplaces in OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Programs, known as VPP – a club of more than 2,400 sites that are supposed to be …"

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"… ct workers.”But the agency opted to exempt sites that participate in its Voluntary Protection Programs, known as VPP. As iWatch News has reported, more than 80 workers have die …"

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"… none of them appeared in the database the agency uses to monitor its Voluntary Protection Programs, known as VPP.They aren’t the only ones. The Center for Public Integrit …"

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"… the nation’s second largest employer, has more locations in OSHA’s “Voluntary Protection Programs,” as the self-policing program is known, than any other U.S. employer. …"

"… out the Philadelphia facility to OSHA, the agency booted the site from the Voluntary Protection Programs. Another postal site that was cited recently for electrical safety proble …"

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"… del Workplaces, Imperiled Workers.”All of the workplaces are part of the Voluntary Protection Programs run by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The program was …"

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"… of more than 2,400 across the country that has gained entry into OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Programs, known as VPP — a club whose membership benefits include an exemption f …"

"… But neither is [OSHA’s standard] enforcement.” He said the group, the Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association, doesn’t track fatalities at VPP sites; asked …"

"… s.” The company added, “Indspec believes in the fundamentals of OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program.”A ‘wake-up call’Mechanic Rob Hackley spent much of Oct. 10, 2005, s …"

But does it work?

By Chris Hamby

Excerpts from this story referencing Voluntary Protection Program

"… ccountability Office in 2004, while noting some anecdotal evidence for the Voluntary Protection Programs’ effectiveness, urged a comprehensive evaluation before expanding to mo …"

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"… loyers with exemplary safety records. It was a member of California's Voluntary Protection Program, or VPP, an honor roll of ostensibly safety-minded companies that win publ …"