Special Government Employees:
"Please see the email chain below. We have two (2) open opportunities for a current SGE to serve as an Instructor during the TUE 31 MAR 2020 to THR 02 APR 2020 Region II SGE Class at Bartell Machinery in Rome, New York. Since we have been unable to fill all of the instructor positions with local OSHA Region II SGEs, we are making the opportunity available to all SGEs. If you are interested in serving as an instructor during the upcoming SGE Class, please respond to this email ASAP ( Brown.Richard@dol.gov ).
"The SGE term of service is a three-year time period. Individuals wishing to continue participation must reapply every three years. In order for an SGE to be reapproved, the SGE must have been actively involved in the VPP during his/her previous term of service. To gain reapproval, the SGE must have performed a minimum of three (3) qualifying activities outlined in Chapter 2 of the recently revised Special Government Employee (SGE) Program Policies and Procedures Manual (DIRECTIVE NUMBER: CSP 03-01-004, EFFECTIVE DATE: July 30, 2015). The hyperlink below is provided as a reference:
In order for an SGE to be reapproved, the SGE must have been actively involved in the VPP within his/her previous term of service. To gain reapproval, the SGE must have performed a minimum of three (3) Qualifying Activities. One of the three Qualifying Activities must have been participation on a VPP On-site Evaluation Team.
1. Qualifying Activities include the following:
a. Participate on a VPP On-site Evaluation Team (minimum requirement of one).
b. Assist the Regional VPP Manager with the review of a site’s VPP application.
c. Assist the Regional VPP Manager with the review of VPP sites’ annual self-evaluation report.
d. Serve as an instructor/co-instructor for the SGE Course.
e. Serve as an instructor/co-instructor for the VPP Application Workshop.
f. Provide on-site mentoring to a potential or reapproving VPP site.
g. Present a VPP or related safety and health topic at a Regional or National VPPPA Conference.