|•In 1997 Puget Sound Naval Shipyard had the
highest I/I rates in the Navy.
|•In 1998 Puget Sound Naval Shipyard began
working towards VPP status.
|•Approved as Star site on January 9, 2006
|•Approximately 12,000 employees
|•1998 TCIR for Shipyard was 18.41
|•2006 TCIR is 9.92, 42%
below industry average for ship repair facilities.
|•DART is 4.92, 47% below
|•Based on reduction in injury rates since 2002,
approximately 2200 fewer injuries have occurred over the past 3 years.
|•Current data for three Naval Shipyards
demonstrates significant savings to the government after only one year of VPP
participation. The Navy has
realized a savings of $2,005,502 in workers’ compensation costs in these
three shipyards. Workers’
compensation costs are decreasing at an even greater rate in the current
year. The Department of Defense
expects to save tens of millions of dollars with this program initiative over
the next several years.