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OSHA VPP program

Discuss the benefits and possible disadvantages of the OSHA VPP program for a large manufacturing facility.

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The OSHA VPP program promotes effective worksite- based safety and health. In the VPP management, labor and OSHA establish cooperative relationships at workplaces that have implemented a comprehensive safety and health management system. One possible benefit of this program for a large manufacturing facility is the substantial decreases that have occured in lost or restricted workdays at VPP sites. According to 1995 data from OSHA VPP sites , approved VPP participants experienced 51% fewer injury incidences than their respective industry averages. The OSHA VPP program would benefit manufacturing facilities because many of them place their employees in potentially dangerous situations where they have to handle different sometimes excessively heavy materials and in some cases be exposed to various potentially ...

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A discussion of the benefits and disadvantages of the OSHA VPP program for a large manufacturing facility is contianed in this solution.

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