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UVI Hosts Event in Observance of Safe+Sound Week – August 16 - 23

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) through its Safety In Paradise (SIP) Program, will join the nation in observing Safe and Sound Week, August 13 – 19, 2018.

Safe+Sound Week is a nationwide effort to raise awareness about the value of workplace safety and health programs. As part of the initiative, SIP will host a free Safe + Sound workshop in both districts.

  • St. Croix, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - REC-133 of the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix

  • St. Thomas, 9 am – 12 p.m.  

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - UVI-CELL Center on St. Thomas Campus

The Safe+Sound Campaign is designed to help employers and workers identify and manage workplace hazards before they cause injury or illness. The event will highlight the core elements of an effective safety and health program – management leadership, worker participation and finding and fixing workplace hazards. Businesses will be presented with valuable information and training materials that can assist them in developing an effective safety and health program.

The event is free and open to companies of any size or any industry looking for an opportunity to show their commitment to safety.

For more information on the Safe + Sound Program, contact SIP at (340) 693-1146 or visit http://safety.uvi.edu