Understanding SGE Qualifying Activities
Ms. Whitney Hymes
About this Session:
Learn what it takes to become an OSHA VPP Special Government Employee (SGE). Hear about the program requirements and roles that SGEs can assist with beyond VPP on-site evaluations. SGE qualifications, application process, training requirements, and SGE responsibilities will be discussed. Join us to hear about the benefits of this unique program!
About the Presenter:
Whitney Hymes joined OSHA in 2014 as a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF). She now serves as a Program Analyst and the Special Government Employee (SGE) Coordinator for the Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP). Prior to working at OSHA, Whitney was a Biological Sciences Laboratory Technician for the United States Department of Agriculture, where she was responsible for laboratory experiments that detected plant viruses and diseases. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Master of Science degree in Management from University of Maryland University College.