SOURCE: BlueVolt

BlueVolt

June 10, 2009 07:03 ET

BlueVolt Releases "Swine Flu and You" Free H1N1 Training for Workplace Flu Prevention

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - June 10, 2009) - Responding to the need for a credible, single source of workplace flu prevention information, BlueVolt has announced the release of "Swine Flu and You," a free online course that helps employees and employers reduce their exposure to the H1N1 virus.

Key Facts:

-- Swine Flu and You is an interactive, 15-minute course available free to the public.

-- The course collects relevant material from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other expert sources and presents the information in a streamlined format that is focused on reducing the spread of H1N1 in work activities. Using applied business scenarios, the course addresses concerns people have over the swine flu epidemic.

-- Business travel increases the chances of exposure and the course provides advice for travelers, particularly for those traveling to locations which have recent H1N1 outbreaks. In addition, the course addresses workplace-related concerns such as minimizing exposure when interacting with customers and the true risks of handling overseas freight.

-- Business owners who need to address compliance issues can utilize the course to educate themselves and their workforce. The course includes information on employer responsibilities and a prescribed course of action to respond to the flu epidemic.

-- Using BlueVolt's learning management system, managers can track which employees have taken the course. To speed compliance, business owners may utilize BlueVolt's $BlueBucks incentive program to reward those who successfully complete the course.

-- The course is publicly available at http://h1n1.bluevolt.com


Quotes:

Don Spear, CEO of BlueTech

-- "As the manager of a business I wanted to have all the information I could get that would help me to provide a healthy work environment and protect my employees."

-- "We put this course together so that anyone can access this important information."


About BlueTech, LLC (www.bluetechllc.com):

Portland, Oregon-based BlueTech, LLC creates online solutions to increase efficiency and profitability in the trade industries. BlueVolt, its flagship product, is an online marketing and learning platform. As of June 2009, BlueVolt delivered over 495,500 courses to over 46,500 registered users at http://www.bluevolt.com.

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