ConocoPhilips, Bossier Operations in Franklin, Texas has earned merit recognition in OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Programs for its employee health and safety achievements. The facility is the first oil and gas field operations for the company that has exceeded OSHA’s VPP minimum standards. The Bossier Operations site earned recognition after implementing a comprehensive employee safety and health management system in accordance with the programs standards.
With this program, management, labor and OSHA work cooperatively and proactively to prevent injuries, illnesses, and workplace hazards. As part of attaining VPP status, employers must demonstrate management commitment to the safety and health of their employees and actively involve employees in the safety and health management system.