UVI Safety in Paradise and VI SBDC to Help Businesses Safely Reopen Post Coronavirus

Community Center Published On May 21, 2020 06:57 AM
Staff Consortium | May 21, 2020 06:57:06 AM

To provide small businesses and non-profit organizations with a roadmap for reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of the Virgin Islands – Safety In Paradise (SIP) Program and the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC) are collaborating to present an Occupational Safety and Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic – OSHA Guidance for a Safe Work Environment webinar, UVI has announced.

The free webinar will provide businesses with valuable information to stop the spread of the disease in the work environment and provide guidelines on how a business can keep employees and customers safe while reopening for business, the release said.

The two-hour formal training will cover topics such as existing OSHA standards applied to COVID-19, the need for businesses to develop dedicated contingency plans, assessing points of exposure, and establish ways of control.

The webinar will be conducted in both English and Spanish on the following days:

  • Wednesday, May 27, 2020, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (English)
  • Thursday, May 28, 2020, from  10:00 am – 12:00 pm (Spanish) 


Interested individuals are urged to register for the session in advance.  To register, visit:

  • English: 
  • Spanish:

For more information, visit the Safety In Paradise website at or email

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