Skip Navigation LinksHome : SMCX Training : Training Sessions : Session Information

Course Information

Course Title: Updates to the CSP 03-01-005: VPP Policies and Procedures Manual

Course Type: Webinars

Objective: This webinar focuses on the January 30, 2020 revision of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) Policies and Procedures Manual Cooperative and State Programs (CSP) 03-01-005. It will discuss why the CSP is important, what the newest changes are, and how those changes affect your worksite. This webinar provides an opportunity for a live question and answer session to increase attendee understanding of the changes to the CSP. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions about the updated CSP and how it impacts their workplaces.

Pre-Requisites: This intermediate-level webinar will be beneficial to personnel wanting to learn more about the updates to OSHA’s VPP CSP 03-01-005. Attendees should have a fundamental understanding of OSHA VPP prior to this webinar. Personnel gaining the most benefit from this presentation may include: Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Staff, VPP Coordinators, VPP Committee members, and others with assigned VPP roles and responsibilities.

Session Information

Course Start Date: Sep 16 2021 13:00 EDT

Course End Date: Sep 16 2021 14:00 EDT



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.


Dave Akers, CSP, OHST, DoD SMCX Senior Safety Professional

Mr. Akers has worked with the SMCX for over 12 years, assisting DoD services and agencies in SMS implementation.


David Hamel, DoD SMCX Principal Safety and Health Professional

Mr. Hamel has over 44 years of experience in industrial hygiene and safety. He retired from Federal service in 2018, starting at the Kennedy Space Center, and finishing with OSHA. Mr. Hamel also worked as the Director of Occupational Safety and Health for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).