The Voluntary Protection Program recognizes excellence in safety and
health management and is managed by the Oregon OSHA Consultation and Services
Section. It requires a company to submit a written application and requires
an on-site evaluation of the company's entire safety and health management
system. For more information on VPP, go to the Oregon OSHA VPP we-site
On an on-going basis Oregon OSHA is pleased to recognize outstanding efforts in the reduction
of injuries, illnesses, and fatalities in Oregon workplaces. Many companies like to use the
presentation of these awards as an opportunity to celebrate safety.
This award recognizes companies who work for a certain number of hours a Zero DART rate.
This means the applicable employee hours without a loss time or restricted duty accident.
This award can apply to specific worksites or to a company's statewide operations.
To apply for a Milestone award, complete the Milestone
award application form (pdf) and attach supporting documentation. Send
the information to: Oregon OSHA Employer Recognition Programs, *c/o Brenda
Camacho-Ching, 1750 NW Naito Parkway, Suite 112, Portland, OR 97209-2533
or send e-mail to email@example.com
- Category 1, Companies with up to 25 employees = 100,000 hours
- Category 2, Companies with between 26 and 99 employees =
- Category 3, Companies with 100 or more employees = 1,000,000
The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program is a recognition
program which promotes and recognizes effective safety and health management
and continuous improvement. SHARP is managed by the Consultative Services
Section and requires on-site evaluations of a company's comprehensive
safety and health programs. For more information on SHARP, go to the Oregon OSHA
SHARP website at http://www.orosha.org/subjects/sharp.html.
The Governor's Occupational Safety and Health (GOSH) Awards are given
through a biennial conference
co-sponsored by Oregon OSHA and the American Society of Safety Engineers
Columbia-Willamette Chapter. Individuals and organizations are nominated
by their peers and are judged by a committee. There are several categories
including small business, new business, and safety committees.
To apply for a GOSH award, request a nomination form by email
complete a nomination form, and send it to the Governor's Conference Award