Hazards addressed by the Vermont Healthy Homes program

  Our homes may contain a variety of health and safety hazards that can cause harm in the form of minor to very serious injuries, asthma and allergies, or even death. Most of these hazards are entirely preventable.
Hazards like fire and carbon monoxide exposure can be fatalSome household chemicals can cause illness or injury if improperly stored or usedVulnerable populations are at greater risk for certain hazardsProactive repairs, such as the installation of a railing, can prevent injuries
More information about the hazards in our homes can be found in this video by the Center for Disease Control's Healthy Homes program This HH Hazards chart lists the kinds of hazards the Vermont Healthy Homes program is able to address in homes.

Vermont Healthy Homes is a program of the
Vermont Housing & Conservation Board.