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Healthy Business Certification SBDC - Sept. 17

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Name: Healthy Business Certification SBDC - Sept. 17
Date: September 17, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Event Description:

This training date/course is co-sponsored by multiple Tennessee Small Business Development Centers. ​A scholarship must be granted through the TSBDC at specific locations in order to participate in this training. For Cleveland State and nearby area, please contact for more information.

This course (valued at $299) along with a one-year membership in the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry ($500+ value) will be offered to those businesses granted a scholarship through the Tennessee Small Business Development Center. This opportunity is for businesses with 500 or fewer employees. Priority consideration will be given to these types of businesses: restaurant and food industry; hotel/motel; health care providers; convenience stores; gyms; manufacturing facilities.

There will be a limited number of scholarships offered; applicants must be or become a client of the TSBDC and fill out a short questionnaire for consideration. Please contact Jennie DeCook, for information.

The Healthy Business Certification course introduces employees to the basic practices of identifying, reducing, eliminating and reporting hazards associated with their work.  This 3 hour training is designed for any worker that wants to acquire knowledge on workplace health and pandemic response.  Full Training Brochure- click here

At the completion of this course and after submission of your business’ procedures, a Healthy Business Certification will be issued by the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry.  Attendance throughout entire session is required.

Participants will become familiar with the standards and regulations that OSHA, the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have set in place to make sure all employees function in a healthy work environment.

  • Understand how to develop a step-by-step Healthy Workplace Environment Guide

  • Learn best cleaning and disinfection procedures

  • Review on-site health screening procedures

  • Determine Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements

  • Discuss social distancing strategies

  • Understand protocols for isolating employees who become ill at work

The training is for essential and non essential business.

Certification will be renewed annually.  This course certifies through April 2021. 



Once a scholarship application is approved, Zoom webinar access details will be sent. 

Date/Time Information:
Thursday, September 17
9:00am-12:00pm ET / 8:00-11:00am CT 
**Attendance is required the entire time for certification
Contact Information:
Carolyn Davis |
A scholarship must be granted through aTSBDC in order to participate in this training. Please contact, for more information.
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