Preparing for OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Requirements: Brick by Brick

Deidre Tate
Deidre Tate
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM EST
90 Minutes

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The OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) is the highest award in Health and Safety Excellence that OSHA presents to an organization. This training program will guide attendees with best practices in implementing the OSHA VPP program. There are five cornerstones or elements for VPP: Management commitment; Employee involvement; Workplace Analysis; Hazard Prevention and Control; and Training.

  • Define the key elements and sub elements of the OSHA VPP program
  • Learn how to get a baseline of the safety culture within your facility
  • Take away best practices on how to engage employees and senior management in the safety process for VPP site implementation

Why you should Attend: Navigating the complexities of the OSHA VPP can be complex and overwhelming to any organization, especially if you are a new or seasoned Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) professional assigned to facilitate this role. The purpose of this webinar will be to give an introduction and a comprehensive overview of the OSHA VPP program. The webinar will give easy to use tools and take-always to develop a comprehensive strategy to implement the VPP program within an organization. This includes a comprehensive question and answer session in relation to OSHA VPP site implementation.
  • Fully comprehend the benefits of establishing a VPP mentor for VPP site implementation
  • Understand how to work with OSHA to achieve VPP site implementation success
  • Define how to properly fill out and submit the OSHA VPP application
  • Discuss best practices and take-always in VPP site implementation
  • Get answers to specific questions or concerns as it relates to OSHA VPP site implementation at your facility
Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Introduction and overview of the OSHA VPP program
  • Define the key elements and sub elements of the OSHA VPP program
  • Learn how to assess your safety culture within your facility as it pertains to the VPP program
  • Engaging employees in the safety process for VPP implementation
  • Industry best practices in implementing the OSHA VPP program
  • How to integrate the VPP safety management system with other management systems like (Responsible Care, SOCMA ChemStewards, ISO 14001 and/or ISO 45000)
  • Comprehensive question and answer session
Who Will Benefit:
  • Safety Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Safety Committee Members
  • Facility Managers
  • HR Professionals
  • Chief Engineers
  • Department Heads
  • General Managers
  • Risk Managers
  • EH&S Managers and Individuals with responsibilities in:
    • Regulatory Affairs/Compliance
    • Product Safety / Liability / Stewardship
    • Risk Management / Risk Assessment
    • OSHA Compliance / HAZCOM
    • GHS Labeling / DOT Shipping / Emergency Response
    • Industrial Hygiene

Speaker Profile
Deidre Tate is a Certified John Maxwell Trainer, Speaker and Business Coach. Deidre's journey has included 25 years of industry experience where she’s enjoyed both domestic and international leadership roles at corporate, divisional and facility levels.

Specifically, Deidre has orchestrated business process safety improvements, environmental engineering services, Auditing and regulatory affairs for Allied-Signal (Honeywell), AstraZeneca, Syngenta (Novartis), Johnson-Matthey, PGI, Materia and Oil & Gas indutry. She also has served 3 consecutive terms on the US Coast Guard, Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC).

Deidre holds a B.S. from Michigan State University and has completed post graduate studies in the College of Chemical Engineering at Wayne State University where she received Certification in Hazardous Waste Management.

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