Last year Skedco exhibited for the first time at the VPPPA Conference in Maryland. in 2015 the show will be at the Gaylord Texan Hotel and Convention Center in Grapevine, TX August 24-27. More than 2,000 safety and health experts from 400 different industries are expected to attend. The Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association, Inc. (VPPPA), is a nonprofit association of cooperative safety and health management systems. It organizes the largest VPP education event of the year, and promotes occupational health and safety. VPP is a Voluntary Protection Program within OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration). Work sites who demonstrate the highest quality safety and health programs and track record are awarded the OSHA VPP Star, the nation’s highest safety and heath award.