ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) today announced that eTIPS On Premise - Vermont, an online responsible alcohol server training and certification program, was approved by the Vermont Department of Liquor Control (DLC). In Vermont, all sellers and servers of alcohol must attend responsible alcohol service training before they start working and once every two years thereafter. With eTIPS On Premise - Vermont, servers can now earn the required DLC alcohol server training certification online.
eTIPS On Premise - Vermont is the web-based version of the TIPS for On Premise program. This program helps licensees comply with Vermont liquor laws, and teaches strategies to ensure responsible alcohol service and prevent illegal alcohol sales to underage and/or intoxicated guests. Additionally, having employees complete the eTIPS On Premise - Vermont program can help Vermont licensees reduce exposure to alcohol liability lawsuits, lower insurance rates, and improve customer satisfaction.
The eTIPS program is a self-paced, innovative approach to alcohol server training. It allows participants to obtain practical and valuable training anywhere and at any time. Currently, eTIPS is available for On Premise, Off Premise, Gaming, Concessions, and On Premise-Espanol. eTIPS On Premise – Vermont is customized to deliver information on the laws and regulations unique to Vermont. Through interactive lessons, scenarios and quizzes, eTIPS On Premise - Vermont gives servers the knowledge and confidence they need to recognize potential alcohol-related problems and teaches them to effectively intervene to prevent alcohol-related tragedies.
About Health Communications, Inc.
Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) was founded in 1982 by the Health Education Foundation and Dr. Morris Chafetz, founding director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. HCI is a nationally recognized expert in the field of alcohol server training. Over 4 million people worldwide have been certified in the TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) program. Proven effective by third-party studies, TIPS is a skills-based training program designed to prevent intoxication, underage drinking, and drunk driving. TIPS offers seven programs that address the unique environments where alcohol is served, sold, and consumed, including On Premise, Off Premise, Concessions, Gaming, University, Seniors, and Workplace. To learn more, visit www.gettips.com.
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