COVID-19 "Back to Work Training Program" developed by Global Training Centers, LLC. in collaboration with DSS

Aug 14th 2020

COVID-19 "Back to Work Training Program" developed by Global Training Centers, LLC. in collaboration with DuPont Sustainable Solutions

Teaches science-based safety and hygiene best practices, essential as economy reopens and cases

August 11, 2020

Virginia Beach, August 11, 2020 – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, President of Global Training Centers, LLC. (GTC) and Master Trainer, Michael Haynie has innovated a bilingual science based virtual training platform that will guide organizations, corporations and municipalities on back to work procedures based on CDC and FDA guidelines. The program is facilitated by a group of experts in the scientific and medical fields and can be adapted to the daily evolving science and knowledge of COVID-19. The training modules are designed to help protect employees and customers as the economy reopens and as infections spike across the country.

Emphasizing standards of excellence and quality, the GTC program offers an opportunity for employers to provide direct support and leadership to the returning COVID-19 impacted workforce throughout the country. The training program – geared towards line level employees across all levels – educates, recommends, and maintains customer-focused standards that enhance the customer experience while keeping the employees healthy and safe at work. The program is bilingual and delivered virtually to allow for training flexibility.

GTC, parent company to numerous nationwide training companies, collaborated with DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) to produce this program. It is applicable to all business verticals such as manufacturing, education, healthcare, law enforcement, hospitality, retail, restaurants, tourism and will consist of several training programs including: How to gradually return Back to Work, Preventing Spread of COVID-19, and Safe Work Practices & Emergency Communication Plans. The employee must attend the approximately sixty-minute online training and will receive a certificate of attendance. By completing the training, employees will benefit from enhanced customer and employee safety, improved hygiene, and safe service delivery in addition to being armed with first-hand factual knowledge to pass on to friends and family in their communities.

"This training platform can help save businesses impacted during the pandemic as well as secure the financial future of economies. Employers have a responsibility to educate their employees and not just take their temperature and hand them a mask and gloves. Our goal is to establish a platform of education and awareness for employers that require public interaction and service" says GTC President Michael Haynie. "My personal commitment is to restructure the mindset of businesses to operate efficiently and effectively moving forward in an ever-changing world."

"We were pleased to collaborate with GTC on the COVID-19 return to work virtual training platform, which will help organizations continue operations while ensuring the health and safety of their employees, customers and visitors" says Alyson Brandt, Managing Director, Global Learning & Development at DuPont Sustainable Solutions. "These unprecedented times strengthen our commitment to helping clients protect their people and improve operations through customized and impactful learning solutions."

Appointed to Governor Larry Hogan's Reopen Maryland Task force with other business leaders and by Mayor Jack Young to the Baltimore City Restaurant recovery task force, Baltimore native Michael Haynie is a well-known and proven leader in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry. Mr. Haynie serves on The Maryland Tourism Development Board and Visit Baltimore Board and has devoted his entire career to training, strategic planning and economic development growth. In addition to the COVID-19 back to work solutions, GTC offers diversity and inclusion corporate training programs and customer service training in a multitude of industries.

The new company will be led by its existing management and supported by financial investors Gyrus Capital. DSS, which in 2018 was named the #1 EHS consulting brand for the second year in a row by the independent research firm Verdantix, operates from 40 offices worldwide and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with regional headquarters in Singapore, Sao Paolo, Brazil and Wilmington, Delaware. DSS currently employs more than 900 experienced operations executives and consultants globally and anticipates increasing its workforce and geographic footprint as client needs grow.

DuPont Sustainable Solutions is dedicated to helping clients create safe work environments and reduce risk through developing and empowering their employees. DSS was recently named to the 2020 Training Industry Top Online Learning Library Watch List, which recognizes online learning providers that offer a strong and diverse set of services and offerings.

In addition to collaborating with GTC, DSS has created a suite of The New Normal learning solutions to help organizations put safety first as they continue operations during the pandemic. These resources include The New Normal training series, which consists of 16 e-learning courses, to help organizations stay up to date with OSHA and CDC guidance for implementing an Infection Prevention Plan. A text-based learning program supplements the e-learning series to reinforce safe work practices required to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

About DuPont Sustainable Solutions
DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) is a leading provider of operations management consulting services and learning solutions that enable organizations to protect their employees and assets, realize operational efficiencies, innovate more rapidly and build workforce capability. By leveraging its DuPont heritage, deep industry and employee development expertise, and diverse team of expert consultants, DSS helps clients turn operations management into a competitive advantage. Additional information is available at www.dsslearning.com.

For additional information please contact:
Barb Clapp
Chief Marketing Officer, GTC
barbclapp@gmail.com

Lori Stanley
Learning & Development Marketing Leader
DuPont Sustainable Solutions
Lori.Stanley@consultdss.com

DuPont, the DuPont Oval Logo and certain trademarks and service marks that include "DuPont" are owned by affiliates of DuPont de Nemours, Inc. and licensed to DSS for a limited period of time.

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