Hazardous Communication Plans (29 CFR 1910.1200; NJAC 12:100-7)
Schools are required to provide employees exposed to hazard chemicals information and training prior to working with these substances. This includes methods for handling emergencies and the naming of the responsible administrator within the entity.
Integrated Pest Management Plan
Schools are required to provide a written plan to the school community outlining methods to reduce the use of pesticides. The plan must consider all possible alternatives to chemical usage while maintaining healthy facilities and appoint a pest management coordinator.
Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) Plan (40 CFR 763.80-99)
Schools must conduct a re-inspection of all friable and non-friable, known or assumed, asbestos containing building materials in each district-owned building. Schools can remain compliant through Six Month Asbestos Surveillances & 3-Year Asbestos Management Plans.
Control Plan / Bloodborne Pathogens (29 CFR 1910.1030)
Public sector employers must prepare written plans designed to eliminate or minimize employee occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials.
Hygiene Plans/Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories (29
Science classrooms used as laboratory facilities must create plans that are chemical specific, identify special health hazards, provide guidance on safe storage and handling of chemicals and identify specific safety equipment in each room.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
(29 CFR 1910:132-138)
Schools must provide PPE such as protective clothing, shields, respirators and barriers to reduce employee exposure to potential hazards.
We provide classes on your premises at times convenient to your staff. All handouts, visual materials, and evaluations are included.
We work with officials to identify chemicals to be disposed. Waste management companies are contacted to manage the process.
Click here to print a 8.5 x 11.0 inch RTK poster. For standard size, yellow-colored RTK poster, contact the New Jersey DOH at https://www.nj.gov/health/workplacehealthandsafety/right-to-know/rtkorderform.shtml
Click here to view a "sample" RTK filing form. Every product must be analyzed for its component ingredients. This information and other details must be manually entered onto the DOH website. Typical schools have between 300 and 750 chemical products.
We keep public entities in New Jersey in compliance with these requirements
We conduct Three Year Management Plans and Six Month Periodic Asbestos Surveillances in order to comply with 40 CFR 763.85. In addition, we provide Asbestos Awareness classes and management assistance is assessing on-going asbestos issues.
We test for radon levels in public entities. Specifically, under N.J.S.A. 18A:20-40, schools are required to test if there is a suspicion of elevated radon levels within their facilities.