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
CDL Opioid Testing
Conducting Motor Vehicle Records Checks
Dealing with Service Animals
Driving: Buckle Up
Driving: Distracted Driving Fatalities
Drug & Alcohol Policy Template
Drug & Alcohol Policy: Selecting A “DER”
Focus on Parades
Hurricane Preparedness
NJPEOSH Recordkeeping – 2019 Annual Reminder
October: Fire Prevention Week (2018)
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
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
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
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
School Related Threats: Best Practices
Search Incident to a Lawful Arrest
Surplus Military Vehicles
Traffic Control by Law Enforcement in Work Zones