U.S. Department of Labor Sets Guidelines For VPP Incentive Programs
(April 22nd, 2011)
The enclosed document clarifies policy and procedure guidelines for the review and evaluation of safety and health incentive programs at VPP applicant and participant worksites. Please review the attached memo from Assistant Secretary David Michaels clarifying OSHA’s position on incentive programs at VPP sites. This policy is effective immediately as of April 22nd, 2011. To review the entire memorandum, please go to this link .
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