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Special Notice - Course Availability

Recently, the Vermont Department of Health has been stepping up enforcement in regards to Essential Maintenance Practices which has caused a large increase in the number of people wishing to attend our EMP trainings.

Registration is on a first come – first serve basis. We ask if you register for a class that you make every effort to attend because others are on waiting lists for each class. If you register for a class and do not attend, your name will go to the bottom of the list for future classes.

Please continue to monitor this website for additional class offerings.

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75% of Vermont’s lead poisoning cases occur in rental homes. In response, the Vermont legislature passed Act 165, the "Essential Maintenance Practices" or EMP law. Known as Vermont’s Lead Law, Act 165 requires that landlords or their property managers follow the EMPs to maintain painted surfaces in rental properties built before 1978.

A free EMP course not only covers what you need to know— but also provides additional protection from prosecution. Information covered in the classes includes:

  • The requirements of Vermont’s lead paint law and related federal regulations
  • The health effects of lead in children and adults
  • Lead-safe work practices and maintenance procedures
  • Specialized cleaning techniques and equipment for removing lead-contaminated dust
CoursebookLead Paint & Vermont‘s Essential Maintenance Practices—
Course Manual

This manual is provided for informational purposes only and reading it alone does not substitute for attending an approved training course as required by Vermont law.

The next EMP courses are listed below:

 

Place Date Time
Vermont Technical College
Williston Campus
Randolph Campus
Click here to register or call 802-881-2657
Friday, June 29, 2018 12 - 4 PM

Brattleboro American Legion
32 Linden Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
Call 802-651-1864 to register

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 12 -4 PM
Associated General Contractors
1 Graves Street
Montpelier, VT Call 828-5064 to register
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 5 - 9 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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