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Garyville Area Receives VPP Star Status

Marathon employees hold large VPP Star Worksite bannerMarathon Pipe Line’s (MPL) Garyville Area operations recently received recognition as a Star worksite from the Federal OSHA region 6. This is MPL’s fifth facility to achieve VPP status. They join other MPC facilities including refineries, terminals and offices in receiving this distinction. VPP Star Status recognizes a workplace’s commitment to employee safety and is administered by the state-level Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) office.

There are 22 employees at the Garyville Area facility. They started their VPP certification process in mid-2015 and received confirmation of certification in July 2018. A celebration and flag raising ceremony was held at the facility in November.  

“The Garyville Area prides itself on promoting a safe work environment; we support MPL's standards of health, environment and safety through our commitment to making sound decisions when it comes to MPL's safety performance,” said Garyville Area Manager Jeffrey Steele. “The Garyville area is proud to be part of VPP.”