Business Owners

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Find out what business owners need to know about the environment and health, food safety and other public health issues that are important to Vermonters.

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Businesses play an important role in promoting health and reducing the risk of chronic disease.

Health in All Policies (HiAP) is a collaborative approach to improving the health of all people by incorporating health considerations into decision making of cross-sectors and policy areas. 

An Environmental Impact Statement evaluates potential physical, biological, cultural and socioeconomic effects of a proposed action. A Public Health Assessment evaluates information on the release of hazardous substances into the environment and its past, current or future impact on public health.

Health Impact Assessments (HIA) are data-driven examinations of proposed projects and policies that shape our communities. The Health Impact Assessment process outlines potential public health impacts and considerations, providing policy makers and stakeholders with a valuable tool to inform their planning decisions.

Formaldehyde is a colorless gas at room temperature. It sometimes has a noticeable smell.

Asbestos is a mineral fiber that has been used in building construction materials for insulation and as a fire retardant.

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