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Course Title: Completing Your VPP Application

Course Type: Workshops

Objective: This workshop focuses on preparing and writing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) application. This workshop helps you understand the differences between the VPP application and the VPP annual self-evaluation. This workshop informs you on how to retrieve the application template, and identify responsible persons, and reviews the importance of supporting documentation. Workshop activities include evaluating responsible persons, writing language to support a VPP sub-element, and identifying appropriate supporting documentation for your application. This workshop concludes with a discussion on submitting your completed application to your OSHA VPP region.

Pre-Requisites: This introductory-level workshop is beneficial to personnel wanting to learn more about writing the VPP application. Personnel gaining the most benefit from this workshop may include: safety and health (S&H) professionals, safety management system (SMS) points of contact, personnel leading the effort to complete the VPP application, and personnel tasked with writing sections of the VPP application.

Session Information

Course Start Date: Jun 22 2021 13:00 EDT

Course End Date: Jun 22 2021 14:00 EDT



Ms. Alyssa Gormish, DoD SMCX Safety and Environmental Professional

Ms. Gormish has been with the SMCX since 2012, supporting all DoD Services and Agencies. She also has experience conducting environmental, energy, and resource management projects for CTC clients.


Mr. Brandon Hody, MS, CSP, CHSP, DoD SMCX, Senior Safety and Occupational Health Professional

Mr. Hody has been with the SMCX since 2012, supporting all DoD Services and Agencies. He has worked on other projects while at CTC, such as Army industrial hygiene assessments. Prior to CTC, he worked in private industry.