The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) provides our community with the latest instruction and information in several areas.

Visit the EHS Training Calendar to find out about upcoming courses.

Crowd Manager Training

This one-hour program certifies an individual to be a Crowd Manager for three years. Crowd Managers are required for any event where the assembled capacity exceeds 50 people.

New Employee Orientation

This two-hour orientation is required for all new employees and is scheduled monthly by Human Resources. Topics cover the following:

  • Incident Reporting
  • Fire Safety
  • Hazardous Communication Standard
  • Ergonomics
  • Bloodborne Pathogens

First Aid/CPR/AED

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) certified program.

The 8-hour class is free to any faculty, staff, or students, including family members. The general public can take the class, if space is available, for a fee of $35.

Winter Term EMT Class

This is a comprehensive winter term pre-hospital emergency medical program sponsored by Middlebury College and Middlebury Regional EMS. This program provides students the opportunity to be nationally certified as EMTs. Ideal candidates are first and second year students considering the pre-med track at Middlebury, though all students may be considered.

Once licensed as an EMT, you will be invited to join MREMS as a volunteer where you can obtain additional clinical skills.

Look for a fall information meeting in September. Contact the Middlebury College Center for Careers and Internships for more information.

Driver Training

Anyone who wishes to rent a Middlebury passenger or 15-passenger vehicle is required to take this course. There is no cost for the class, but a driving orientation (a 1-hour review on the road) is also required for 15-passenger vans and larger vehicles.

Classes are scheduled monthly and cover all vehicles. A valid state license is required to take the class, and individuals wanting a 15-Passenger van license must have had their license for three years.

Trailer Towing

This course requires a class 2 license and is conducted on an as-needed basis. You must attend a two-hour classroom workshop and successfully complete a hour-long practical skills test.