achieves OSHA’s VPP Star Status at refinery
Veolia ES Industrial Services Inc.’s on-site
program at Marathon Petroleum Company LLC in Robinson, Illinois
has been accepted into OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).
OSHA recognized Veolia’s Bridgeport Core and Ashland Separations
groups for its outstanding efforts in achieving exemplary occupational
safety and health compliance. Veolia’s Marathon Petroleum on-site
program joins the VPP at the Star Award level, the highest level
Veolia ES Industrial Services’ on-site program at the Marathon
Petroleum facility was recognized for achieving and maintaining
five VPP best practices during the OSHA audit. These included
a Safety Opportunity Shared (SOS) form, Act Now for Safety Program,
employee safety perception survey, behavioral-based safety observations
and new hire orientation.
In addition to the VPP Star achievement at the Marathon facility,
two of the company’s on-site programs for Valero Energy Corporation
have received OSHA’s ‘Star among Stars’ award. Veolia ES Industrial
Services’ teams at Corpus Christi and Three Rivers, both in Texas,
have been given OSHA’s Region VI “Star among Star” award for
having an incident rate 90 percent below the Bureau of Labor
Statistics’ (BLS) rate for their industry.