Voluntary Protection Programs

Virginia BEST Outreach Documents

Building Excellence in Safety, Health and Training  News Release

The Department of Labor and Industry’s Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) program and the Associated General Contractors of Virginia (AGCVA) have established a strategic partnership entitled “Virginia BEST” to improve best practices, compliance efforts and accident prevention on construction worksites through recognizing the outstanding efforts of exemplary construction employers.  A formal Signing Ceremony of the strategic partnership occurred on October 13, 2016.

For more information on the Virginia BEST Program contact Jeremias Cruz-Corniel, Virginia BEST Coordinator, at 540.248.9280, ext. 26, or at jeremias.cruz-corniel@doli.virginia.gov

Outreach Materials
Virginia BEST Goals and ResponsibilitiesEnglish
Virginia BEST Benefits and RequirementsEnglish
Virginia BEST Application SummaryEnglish
Virginia BEST Level DescriptionsEnglish
Virginia BEST Oversight and EvaluationEnglish

VOSH Documents

Virginia BEST Strategic Partnership Program Agreement Between the Associated General Contractors of Virginia (AGCVA) and the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) ProgramEnglish
VOSH Directive 13-060, Building Excellence in Safety, Health and Training Program (Virginia BEST)English
VOSH Directive 09-060, Virginia BEST Policies and Procedures ManualEnglish
Virginia BEST ApplicationEnglish
Virginia BEST Level 1 RequirementsEnglish
Virginia BEST Level 2 RequirementsEnglish
Virginia BEST Level 3 RequirementsEnglish
Virginia BEST SHMS Self-AssessmentEnglish
Virginia BEST Level 1 GuidanceEnglish
Virginia BEST Level 2 GuidanceEnglish
Virginia BEST Level 3 GuidanceEnglish