They learned – they won! Through the VMLIP Online University!!

Last November VML Insurance Programs (VMLIP) launched a contest to promote the VMLIP Online University and it’s terrific course offerings! Any member who completed a class with a score of 80 percent or better between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31 they would be entered to win a $20 gift card.

Online U Winners!More than 413 qualifying entries were received – increasing the usage of the online university by 195 percent over the same time period in 2012.

“We are extremely pleased with the results of this contest,” said VMLIP Director of Safety Services Beth Rosenthal. “It has provided a chance for many new members to experience the FREE online learning available through this resource, and we hope they will continue to utilize it in the future.”

The most popular courses taken through the contest were:

  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Hazard Communication
  • Winter Driving
  • Law enforcement bundle – Avoiding Collisions and Slower is Faster
  • Defensive driving

Other courses utilized included Ladder and Scaffolding Safety, Sexual Harassment Prevention, Back Safety, Avoiding Slips, Trips and Falls, Ethical Decision Making, and more.

Winners of the contest, who will each receive a $20 gift card, are:

  • Carrie Beth Brown, Harrisonburg-Rockingham Regional Sewer Authority
  • Shannon Combs, City of Harrisonburg
  • Preston Harrell, Sussex Service Authority
  • Patrick Manning, City of Bristol
  • Steve McGraw, City of Fairfax
  • Victoria Palmerton, City of Manassas
  • Carlos Perez, City of Manassas
  • James Smith, City of Radford
  • Skylar Turnbull, City of Fairfax
  • David Dunlap, Wythe-Grayson Regional Library

“Congratulations to all of our winners, and those who participated in this contest,” said Rosenthal. “We hope you will come back often to complete more training throughout the year.”

Winners were selected utilizing the website. For more information on the VMLIP Online University, click here.

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