RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Worldwide Paper-Richmond Container in Richmond, VA, has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite below the Virginia Division of Labor and Trade’s Virginia Occupational Security and Well being (VOSH) Voluntary Safety Packages (VPP).
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Worldwide Paper-Richmond Container is certainly one of 37 present individuals within the STAR program of public/non-public sector worksites to realize and retain this recognition in Virginia. There are 110 staff with the hourly staff being represented by the United Steelworkers Union Native 08-694. The 200,000-square-foot facility presently manufactures single, double, and triple-walled corrugated “bulk” bins utilized in a wide range of agricultural, chemical, and dry items industries.
The Virginia VPP acknowledges and promotes distinctive security and well being administration programs for Virginia’s employers in all industries. In VPP, the participant’s administration, employees, and VOSH set up a cooperative relationship that encourages steady enchancment in worksite security efficiency.
Acceptance into Virginia’s VPP is affirmation and recognition that an employer has achieved security and well being excellence properly above their trade friends. The VOSH VPP administers the Virginia STAR, Virginia Problem, VADOC Problem, Virginia BEST, and Virginia BUILT packages. For extra details about this program or the opposite companies we provide, go to our web site at https://www.doli.virginia.gov/voluntary-protection-program/
DOLI additionally gives free On-Web site Session Providers to assist employers higher perceive and voluntarily adjust to VOSH requirements. Precedence is given to high-hazard workplaces with 250 or fewer staff and all companies are provided to employers without charge. On-Web site Session Providers helps employers establish and proper potential security and well being hazards by conducting walk-through surveys (with out citations or penalties), abatement recommendation, on-site coaching, and program help to develop security and well being packages. Extra details about On-Web site Session Providers may be obtained by contacting the DOLI workplace closest to you at www.doli.virginia.gov
The Virginia Occupational Security and Well being (VOSH) program is financed partly by a grant from the U. S. Division of Labor, Occupational Security and Well being Administration (OSHA), below §23(g) of the Occupational Security and Well being Act of 1970. Zero %, or $0.00 of the State Plan funds, is financed by means of nongovernmental sources.