OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)

Colden professionals provide support services to companies who wish to partner with OSHA and be recognized as Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) participants. Our Certified Industrial Hygienists, Certified Safety Professionals, doctorate level scientists and seasoned OSHA veterans provide the guidance and tools necessary to create and maintain excellence in site safety and health programs.

Colden provides technical support for the implementation of exemplary management systems that foster a safety culture that can sustain improvements in quality, safety, productivity and profitability. Our professionals are committed to helping our clients build safety partnerships that help prevent injuries and enhance site performance. Colden specializes in providing technical guidance specific to VPP in the following key areas:

Management Commitment

  • Policy, Goals & Objectives
  • Responsibility & Accountability
  • Resources
  • Self Evaluation

Employee Involvement

  • Participation
  • Committee
  • Contractors

Worksite Hazard Analysis

  • Baseline Analysis
  • Routine Job, Task & Process Analysis
  • Self-Inspections
  • Hazard Reporting System
  • Incident Investigation
  • Pattern Analysis
  • Emergency Preparedness

Hazard Prevention & Control

  • Hierarchy of Controls
  • Safety & Health Rules
  • Occupational Health Program
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Emergency Preparedness


  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Workers

Other VPP Services

  • Gap Analysis and Program Evaluation
  • VPP Application Assistance
  • Written Safety and Health Programs
  • Industrial Hygiene & Safety Services
  • Process Safety Management
  • Ergonomic Services

Colden OSHA Voluntary Protection Program Services (PDF)