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Manager's Kit and User's Guide, HIV/AIDS Workplace Tools


The Manager's Kit includes all of the resources businesses need to build comprehensive HIV/AIDS workplace programs. The kit, which is available in English and Spanish, reviews the five components of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Business/Labor Responds to AIDS (BRTA/LRTA) program and enables managers to perform the following functions:

  • Develop HIV/AIDS policies for their workplaces
  • Train managers to conduct HIV/AIDS workshops
  • Educate staff/workers about basic facts about HIV/AIDS and its effect on the workplace
  • Educate staff/workers' families
  • Promote community service and volunteerism

The materials in the kit include a user's guide and collections of materials grouped in five folders:

  1. Workplace policy folder
    • Business Responds to AIDS (BRTA) brochure
    • Questions asked most often and answers you need to know
    • Developing a workplace policy for HIV
    • Small business guidelines: How AIDS can affect your business
    • HIV/AIDS and health insurance
    • A guide to Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits
    • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and AIDS: An employer's guide
    • Accommodating employees with HIV infection and AIDS: Case studies addressing reasonable accommodations
    • Managing tuberculosis and HIV infection in today's general workplace
    • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) bloodborne pathogens standard information materials
    • The financial impact of a workplace HIV/AIDS program
  2. Employee education folder
    • Educating your workforce: A guide for managers
    • HIV/AIDS: Are you at risk?
    • Sample payroll/customer educational mailing insert
    • Two sample workplace posters
    • How to evaluate the effectiveness of your HIV/AIDS program
  3. Family education folder
    • A manager's guide for family education through the workplace
    • A family AIDS prevention guide for workers
  4. Community service folder
    • AIDS is your business
  5. Resources folder
    • Workplace resource guide
    • Catalog of HIV and AIDS education prevention
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  • Release Date: 06/2006
  • Original Summary: 06/2006
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Last updated: December 07, 2011.