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May 25, 2022

Preparing for workplace reentry: A behind-the-scenes hero

It’s been 26 months since DLA Energy employees were told to vacate their workspaces due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While most of the McNamara Headquarters workers teleworked from home, Kara Wagner, a GS-11 employee and retired U.S. Marine, stayed behind.

Aug. 10, 2020

DLA’s occupational health manager helps employees navigate the pandemic

DLA's occupational health program manager helps agency leaders and employees adjust to workplace changes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oct. 30, 2019

Voluntary Protection Program recognizes safe operations at DLA sites

Five Defense Logistics Agency sites participate in an Occupational Safety and Health Administration program that encourages employees and managers to excel at safe workplace practices while maintaining injury rates below the national average.

Sept. 26, 2019

Distribution Norfolk participates in OSHA Safe and Sound Week

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia’s Safe and Sound Week activities raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs in the workplace.

Sept. 24, 2019

DDTP’s Safe and Sound Fair mixes information with fun and games

DLA Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania employees participate in Safe and Sound activity week

Sept. 27, 2018

DLA Distribution San Joaquin receives the prestigious Department of Defense Voluntary Protection Programs Site Award

A culture of safety at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California is evident with their selection as the 2018 Department of Defense Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Achievement Award winner. Marine Col. Andre Harrell, installation commander, accepted the award on behalf of Team San Joaquin at the Voluntary Protection Program Participant’s Association National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee on August 28, 2018. The installation is one of only 57 certified Occupational Safety and Health Administration Voluntary Protection Programs Star sites in the Department of Defense.

Aug. 23, 2018

DLA Distribution Safe and Sound Week

DLA Distribution’s Safety Team held a Safe and Sound Week August 13–17 as part of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s annual campaign. Safe and Sound Week allows safety experts to show and explain the opportunities available to our employees to help keep them safe, said Rupel Perkins, DLA Distribution Safety Team.

April 6, 2018

VPP campaign: Know your safety program, help earn your team’s star

An awareness campaign will launch April 9 so that the DLA Philadelphia workforce is ready when the time comes to earn star status for the Voluntary Protection Program.

Oct. 13, 2016

Deputy commander conducts safety inspection as Troop Support reaches for star status

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support took a step towards achieving recognition for workplace safety with a senior leader inspection Sept. 29.

Aug. 2, 2016

Susquehanna employees support VPP, demonstrate safety skills in Forklift Rodeo

Anyone visiting DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., will take notice of the Voluntary Protection Program banners proudly displayed around the installation, touting the motto “if it’s not safe, we don’t do it!” The employees of Susquehanna are constantly searching for ways to improve safety skills for themselves and their coworkers around them.