The Virginia BEST Program, which stands for Building Excellence in Safety, Health and Training, is designed to encourage and recognize AGCVA members who implement safety and health management systems to benefit construction workers.

The Department of Labor and Industry’s Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) program and the Associated General Contractors of Virginia (AGCVA) have established a strategic partnership entitled “Virginia BEST” to improve best practices, compliance efforts and accident prevention on construction worksites through recognizing the outstanding efforts of exemplary construction employers.  A formal Signing Ceremony of the strategic partnership occurred on October 13, 2016.
Press Release

Outreach Materials

Virginia BEST Overview

Virginia Statewide BEST Benefits & Requirements

Virginia BEST Application Process

Virginia BEST Application Level 1

Virginia BEST Levels Descriptions

Virginia BEST Level 1 Requirements

Virginia BEST Level 1 Guidance

Virginia BEST SHMS Self-Assessment

BEST SHMS Self-Assessment

VOSH Documents

Virginia BEST Level 2 Requirements

Virginia BEST Level 2 Guidance

Virginia BEST Level 3 Requirements

Virginia BEST Level 3 Guidance

Virginia BEST Goals and Responsibilities

Virginia BEST Strategic Partnership Program Agreement Between the Associated General Contractors of Virginia (AGCVA) and the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Program

VOSH Directive 13-060, Building Excellence in Safety, Health and Training Program (Virginia BEST)

VOSH Directive 09-060, Virginia BEST Policies and Procedures Manual

Virginia BEST Oversight and Evaluation