The New Jersey Public Employees’ Occupational Safety and Health Act, State Standards and Procedural Standards provide for the development and enforcement of occupational safety and health regulations for public employees throughout the State. They also provide guidelines for public employers and employees to improve their working environments.
Program Administrator: The PEOSH Act is administered by two departments:
- The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDLWD) investigates complaints regarding safety hazards in the workplace.
- NJDLWD is responsible for administering and enforcing the Act throughout the State.
- Supports the development and enforcement of occupational safety and health standards for public employees in the State of New Jersey.