Throughout the year, MEL Safety Institute issues Bulletins and Safety Briefings that address a variety of risk management and safety issues. These documents are for informational purposes only and are designed for Safety Coordinators, Fund Commissioners and Municipal Business Administrators.

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ADA Accessible Web Sites
Beach Closing Best Practices
Bounce Houses and Inflatables
CDC – Coronavirus Updates
COVID-19: Families First Coronavirus Response Act
COVID-19: Guidance for Cleaning Surfaces
COVID-19: Guidance for EMS Workers
COVID-19: Guidance on Chemicals and HazCom
CBD Oil Risks
CDL Clearinghouse Registration
CDL Opioid Testing
Domestic Violence Act
Dealing with Service Animals
Driving: Buckle Up
Driving: Distracted Driving Fatalities
Drug & Alcohol Policy Template
Drug & Alcohol Policy: Selecting A “DER”
First Ammendment Audits
Flash Floods
Focus on Parades
Hurricane Preparedness
Motor Vehicle Record Checks: Non-CDL drivers (updated 1.16.20)
Motor Vehicle Record Checks: CDL drivers (updated 1.16.20)
NJPEOSH Recordkeeping – 2020 Annual Reminder
October: Fire Prevention Week (2019)
Office Safety
September is National Preparedness Month
Slip and Fall Risks During Winter Months
Special Events Management
Special Events Safety Checklist
Take Your Daughters/Sons to Work Day – Best Practices

Fire & Rescue

Automated External Defibrillators (AED) in Public Settings
AED Monthly Check List
Backing Fire Apparatus into the Station
Blue Light Best Practices
CDL Exemptions for Fire & Rescue Vehicles
COVID-19 – Guidance for EMS Workers
Fire Extinguisher Essentials
Firefighter Fitness for Duty and Medical Evaluations
First Responders – Safe Lifting and Moving of Patients
Junior Firefighter Auxiliaries & the Amended NJSA40A:14-98
Minimum Age for Fire/EMS Drivers – Best Practices
SCBA Fit-Testing Firefighters with Facial Hair
Traffic Control at Emergency Incidents

Law Enforcement

Attorney General Directives 2018
Autism and Mental Health Awareness Training
Below 100 Training
Blackhawk Gun Holster Recall
Cop 2 Cop Hotline Poster
Crossing Guard Forms/Checklist
Crossing Guard Lesson Plan – Sun Glare
Crossing Guard Observation Report
Crossing Guard Training Lesson Plan
Crossing Guard Safety Program Resources
Firearms Safety
Pedestrian Safety
Police Vehicles: Purchase & Deployment Options
School Related Threats: Best Practices
Search Incident to a Lawful Arrest
Surplus Military Vehicles
Traffic Control by Law Enforcement in Work Zones