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March 20, 2019

C&E employees conduct spring cleaning to demonstrate VPP program commitment

DLA Troop Support Construction and Equipment supply chain employees conduct spring clean-up event in Building 3 March 20, 2019 in Philadelphia. The leaders implemented a supply chain wide housekeeping event to demonstrate the directorate’s commitment to the VPP program, an OSHA led initiative that promotes good housekeeping in the office environment as a major part of its mishap, pest management and fire prevention efforts.

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.

June 19, 2018

DLA MSCs in Ogden host joint Safety Expo

On May 30, 2018, DLA entities at Ogden, Utah held their first annual Voluntary Protection Program Safety Expo. The participants consisted of groups from Distribution, Aviation, Information Operations, Disposition Services, and Document Services to show many elements of safety affecting all aspects of employee lives, both personally and professionally.

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.

Dec. 10, 2015

DLA activities at Norfolk awarded VPP recertification

The Defense Logistics Agency Primary Level Field Activities at Norfolk, Va., have been officially recertified with the prestigious Occupational Safety and Health Administration Voluntary Protection Program Star site status. DLA activities at Norfolk include Distribution, Disposition Services, and Document Services.