Additional Activities

Special Government Employee Training
Friday, August 23 – Saturday, August 24 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Special Government Employee (SGE) Program was designed to give Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Participants the unique opportunity to work alongside OSHA to conduct onsite VPP evaluations,  as well as review applications, reapprovals, and self-assessments. By becoming an SGE, you gain access to a network of EHS&S professionals unlike any other. In addition, you have the opportunity to best practices in action and share your knowledge with others in the community as well. Open to VPP site employees at all levels, to register for this two-day training, here: https://www.osha.gov/sge/sge-training. There is no cost to apply for the program. Deadline to register for the August 23-24 course is July 15, 2024.


VPPPA Golf Tournament
Sunday, August 25 8:00am – 1:00pm

Join your fellow safety professionals for a friendly round of golf to support the VPPPA scholarship program. All proceeds from the tournament will go towards supporting four annual $3,500 scholarships awarded to students pursing a degree or certificate in EHS. Snacks and beverages will be provided on the course, and we’ll wrap up with an awards luncheon, thanking everyone for their support and poking a little fun at the day’s outcome.


Labor & Management Open Forum
Monday, August 26 7:00 AM – 7:45 AM

Open to all Safety+ Attendees, the Labor & Management Open Forum is an honest panel discussion between labor and management representatives.


5K Fun Run/ Walk
Tuesday, August 27 6:00 AM – 7:30 AM

Whether you’re a seasoned marathon runner, or just looking for a leisurely walk while you watch the mountain sunrise, this 5K fun run/walk is the perfect reason to get outside and enjoy some fresh air. Start your day refreshed and ready to make the most of the sessions to come.

 *Safety First! Aurora, CO is approximately 5,400 feet above sea level. If you are not accustomed to these elevations, please use caution while exercising.