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.


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 on Chemicals and HazCom
COVID-19: Guidance to Prevent Internet Child Exploitation
COVID-19: Resources for Administrative Staff 
COVID-19: Back to Work – Office & Vehicle Safety Guidelines
COVID-19: Reopening Public Facilities – May 27, 2020
COVID-19: Gov. Schedule for Re-Opening NJ – Updated June 16, 2020
COVID-19: Hurricane Preparedness During COVID Crisis 
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
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 (2020)
Plan and Practice Escape from Fire
Office Safety
September is National Preparedness Month 2020
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 Fire & EMS on Exposure to COVID-19
COVID-19 – Guidance for EMS Workers
COVID-19 – Guidance for Jr. Firefighters/EMS Cadets
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
COVID-19: Guidance for Law Enforcement on Exposure (Updated)
COVID-19: LEO Guidance for Emergency Staffing
COVID-19: Sanitizing Software for cars/SUV’s
COVID-19: Identifying the Unseen Victims of the Pandemic
COVID-19: LE Bulletin Guidance for Expanded Outdoor Dining 
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
Firearms Training & Hearing Safety
Forming Strategic Partnerships
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