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Venue: Zoom Event Date: May 06, 2020 10:00 - May 06, 2020 12:00
Location: St. Croix St. John St. Thomas Water Island

Entrepreneur Health & Safety in the Workplace


May 5, 2020 — The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) will host an informational webinar titled, “Entrepreneur Health & Safety in the Workplace”, at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 for USVI small-business owners.

This webinar will be conducted via Zoom, a software-based platform for video and audio communications.

Small-business owners can register for the webinar at .

This webinar will feature representatives from the following agencies:

• U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH)

• Maricel Flores-Diaz, Safety Specialist and Trainer, Safety in Paradise (University of the Virgin Islands)

Moderator: Cusa Holloway, Incubator Program Manager, VIEDA

For more information, contact Shanell Petersen, VIEDA Managing Director, Marketing and Vision 2040 at [email protected].


About the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority:

The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) is a semi-autonomous governmental instrumentality. It promotes economic growth, job creation, and wealth generation in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The VIEDA assumes, integrates and unifies the functions of these four entities: Economic Development Commission, Virgin Islands Economic Development Park Corporation, Economic Development Bank and the Enterprise Zone Commission. The VIEDA accomplishes its mission by attracting investors to the Territory to establish or relocate their business in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It also provides financial assistance for new and existing small to medium-sized businesses in the Territory and assists V.I. residents and business owners with rehabilitating their properties located in distressed areas that were once vibrant economic centers of activity in the Territory. Learn more about the USVIEDA at or send an email to [email protected].