Workplace Safety

Providing resources for the safe and efficient operations of your school building and campus.


OSHA provides sample safety and health programs that are intended to provide examples of written programs on various workplace safety and health topics. They are not intended to supersede the requirements in OSHA standards.

Click here for OSHA sample programs.


Public schools have distinct regulatory requirements to protect school children and school employees from asbestos exposure. To visit the Environmental Protection Agency website please click here.

Lead Safety

Addressing Lead in Drinking Water at Vermont’s Schools - A Statewide Testing Program

Lead Safe Vermont- VT Lead information
Lead Abatement Companies & Consultants
Environmental Protection Agency

Hazard Communication


The evolution of MSDS- OSHA's Guide on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals

Hazardous Waste/School Lab Chemicals

Check out the Department of Environmental Conservation's page on Hazardous Waste Management for Schools:

Hazardous Waste Management for Schools

Contact Your Waste District or Town