The 2019 National Safety Stand-Down is taking place this week, from May 6-10. After adding more than 50,000 jobs in January alone, the construction industry shows no signs of slowing down. As more people join the workforce, our commitment to worker safety is even more important. Although falls from heights decreased from 2016 to 2017 according to BLS data, falls are still the leading cause of death in the construction industry – they can and should be prevented.

We are thrilled to say the #HowISafety contest is back this year! One of the greatest things about our members is their passion for safety. This contest is an excellent way for members to share their personal experiences and spread awareness of safety practices.

Welcome to our Member of the Month program! Have you, or a colleague, gone above and beyond at work? Nominate them to be a VPPPA Member of the Month. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get more information or to submit someone's name for consideration.

This position is responsible for the day-to-day interface with site leadership and team members on team member related issues, implement and monitor policies, procedures and communications including identifying best practices. It will also establish and enforce company requirements designed to provide appropriate guidelines and policy for all team members within our organization. Read more about this job opportunity here. 

OSHA is holding a public meeting in Washington DC on May 14, 2019 to solicit comments from stakeholders on the agency’s administration of the whistleblower protection provisions under Section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and 21 other statutes. 

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