Cooperative Programs

Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)

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Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) are designed to recognize and promote effective safety and health program management. In the VPP, management, labor and WISHA establish cooperative relationships at workplaces that have implemented strong programs.



Safety Through Achieving Recognition Together (START)

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Learn how your small business can achieve START status through a new program that recognizes occupational safety and health excellence and leads to a safer workplace, lower costs, improved morale, and community recognition.

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