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Virginia Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) [16 VAC 25 ‑ 200]
Virginia Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)
General Information
Action Summary The Virginia Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) is designed to recognize and promote exceptional safety and health management programs. In VPP, the Department of Labor and Industry’s Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Program, management and labor establish a cooperative relationship at a general industry or public sector workplace that has implemented a strong safety and health program. The planned regulatory action seeks to adopt definitions, rules, regulations and standards required by §40.1-49.13 of the Code of Virginia that are needed to operate the Virginia VPP.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004468]
Associated Mandates Virginia Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7283 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/31/2015.
7521 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 2/17/2017.
8006 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/25/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay Withrow 
Address: Main Street Centre
600 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-9873    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-