S. 807 (112th): Voluntary Protection Program Act

Apr 13, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Michael Enzi
Senior Senator from Wyoming
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Apr 13, 2011
6 pages
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This bill was introduced on April 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Apr 13, 2011
Referred to Committee Apr 13, 2011
Full Title

A bill to authorize the Department of Labor's voluntary protection program and to expand the program to include more small businesses.


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14 cosponsors (12R, 2D) (show)

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Voluntary Protection Program Act - Directs the Secretary of Labor to enter into cooperative agreements with employers to: (1) encourage establishment of comprehensive safety and health management systems to protect employees from occupational hazards, and (2) establish a voluntary protection program to encourage excellence and recognize its achievement in both the technical and managerial protection of employees from occupational hazards.
Requires the Secretary to take necessary steps for the orderly transition from Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cooperative agreements and voluntary protection programs existing before enactment of this Act to agreements and programs authorized under this Act.
Directs the Secretary to establish a program to increase small business participation in the voluntary protection program.

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