Virginia BEST Level 1 Participation

Perry Engineering has been accepted to participate in the Virginia BEST Voluntary Protection Program at Level 1. Virginia BEST is based on the OSHA Challenge Program. Virginia BEST Participants develop and implement systems to effectively identify, evaluate, prevent, and control occupational hazards so that injuries and illnesses to employees are prevented. As a result, BEST Participant’s worksites serve as models of safety and health excellence, demonstrating the benefits of a systems approach to worker protection.

The AGCVA and VOSH select Virginia BEST Participants based on their written safety and health management system, the effective implementation of this system over time, and their performance in meeting BEST requirements. Not all construction employers are appropriate candidates for BEST. Virginia BEST Participants must demonstrate continuous improvement in the operation and impact of their safety and health management systems.

To qualify for Virginia BEST, a Participant must operate a comprehensive safety and health management system that includes four essential elements. These elements, when integrated into a Participant’s daily operations, will reduce the incidence and severity of illnesses and injuries:

  • Management leadership and employee involvement
  • Worksite analysis
  • Hazard prevention and control
  • Safety and health training

We are honored and proud to be among a small group of select companies accepted into the Virginia BEST program. We will use this resource to further improve our safety program and ensure that our employees go home to their families every day.