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VPP Overview Course

PRT248  - 7.00 Hours


This course can be scheduled to meet your specific requirements. For more information about this course
or to schedule a class, please contact us at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or


VPP LogoIn this course you will learn what the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), is and how it operates. VPP is open to private sector and federal agency worksites in most industries where Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has jurisdiction. Do you have what it takes to be one of the best? Are you prepared to adopt a comprehensive, rigorous safety and health management system that you tailor to your worksite’s specific needs? This course is your first step and is designed to provide a general overview of OSHA's Voluntary Protection Programs for sites considering the value of participating in the VPP. The VPP programs provide a process for achieving excellence.


There are no prerequisites for this class


  • Introduction to Voluntary Protection Programs
  • Federal and State Statistics
  • Management Leadership and Employee Involvement
  • Worksite Analysis
  • Hazard Prevention and Control
  • Safety & Health Training
  • VPP Applications
  • On-Site Evaluation and Annual Review
  • Self-Evaluation
  • How to Sell VPP to Top Management


  • Construction industry personnel
  • Corporate Safety Directors
  • Managers
  • Safety supervisors
  • Consultants
  • Construction industry personnel
  • Small Business Owner
  • VPP Coordinators

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

GSA contract number: GS-02F-0003P. GSA customers, to register please contact or call (800) 723-3811

Education Credits

0.70 CEU

Contact Information

Infrastructure & Safety

OSHA Training Institute Education Center

Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 | Fax: (979) 458-1426

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