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DuPont Sustainable Solutions Delivers a New Safety Orientation Training Program

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Feb. 4, 2014 – DuPont Sustainable Solutions has released Safety Orientation: A New Way of Thinking, a new safety orientation training program that provides an overview of various workplace safety topics, including personal protective equipment (PPE), bloodborne pathogens (BBPs), fire safety, electrical safety, and slips, trips, and falls.

The program walks viewers through the ins and outs of workplace safety. It describes the different kinds of PPE, including helmets, gloves, respirators and foot guards and explains the role of each. The training points also cover chemical safety basics like Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and how to store and handle flammable liquids.

The program outlines the R.A.C.E. acronym for fire safety and P.A.S.S. method for fire extinguishers and presents safe lifting tips to help prevent back injuries. Safety Orientation: A New Way of Thinking identifies the three common forms of bloodborne pathogens and offers ways to reduce exposure. Finally, the program lists the seven steps of lockout/tagout and gives standard safety guidance to help prevent slips, trips and falls.

This training program is designed for new hires or to be used as refresher training for veteran employees. It is available as a DVD, streaming video and coming soon as an interactive, customizable online training course.

The DuPont™ eLearning Suite includes the Learning Management System, Interactive Courseware, an Assessment Builder and the Authoring Tool. The suite combines customizable, engaging content and scalable applications to enable organizations of all sizes and in all industries to standardize learning and development across multiple locations and job titles.

Additional information is available by calling 800-861-2221 or emailing sales@training.dupont.com. A free online preview of the program is accessible at www.training.dupont.com. Preview and purchase online or get instant access with CoastalFlix™ streaming video. Follow us on Twitter at @DSSLearning.

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DuPont Sustainable Solutions, one of DuPont's 12 DuPont business groups, is an integrated, global services and technology delivery business. Its offerings comprise four practice areas: Safety Resources, Sustainable Operations, Learning & Development and Clean Technologies. Together they offer consulting services, products and technologies that help organizations protect people and the environment, use assets more efficiently, and improve worker skills and performance. More than 190,000 employee development professionals in 129 countries have used Learning & Development products and services to help transfer knowledge and sustain business competitiveness.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com.

Sarah Britt Kate Bailey

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