Township of Monroe

Occupational Health, Safety & Education



This Department handles employee health issues, verification, HIPPA and EEOC compliance as well as clinical and health education.


Occupational Health & Safety is to ensure the health and safety of all employees and visitors to the Township You will see a list of service listed below. Please do not hesitate to contact me with question and/or concerns.


Drug & Alcohol testing
Employee Health
Workers Comp.

Employee Physicals             

Education & Training                   

Employee Wellness


NJ POSH & OSHA Compliance

Employee Safety Team Manager


Professional Development Courses

Diversity in the work place
Sexual Harassment
Right to Know


Monroe Township is committed to the health and safety of its residents and is proud to provide health and safety related courses and demonstrations to individuals, corporations, and civic groups.

The educational arm of this department has trained more than 2,850 students a year. These students are members of local EMT's, Firefighters, Police Department, adult communities, nursing facilities or Township school nurses. The training includes everything from CPR and basic first aid to training Township personnel in state disaster preparedness procedures.


CPR Classes American Heart Association


Health Care Provider (BLS)
HeartSaver/AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Family & Friends
First Aid
Blood Borne Pathogens

Health Care Provider…For the Professional Rescuer, EMS, Doctors,
Dentist, Nurses etc.

HeartSaver/AED…General Public for job requirements, Health Club Staff and Trainers, Day Care, Babysitting etc.

Family & Friends…For your own personal use, new parent or Grandparent. No participation card

First Aid…Basic First Aid for personal use or if it is a job requirement.

BBP…This course is for anyone who comes in contact with blood or potentially infectious materials.


Why is CPR so important?
CPR is the critical link that buys time between the first link (call 911) and the third link (using an AED). The earlier you give CPR to a person in cardiac or respiratory arrest, the greater their chance of survival. CPR keeps oxygenated blood flowing to the brain and heart until defibrillation and other advanced care can restore normal heart action.


Who should learn CPR?
Most often cardiac arrest occurs suddenly among middle-aged or elderly people at home. This is why it is very important for family members and friends of people with suspected heart problems to learn CPR. Cardiac arrest is not restricted to any age group or location. Although it is most common in the elderly, it can occur in infants, children, and adolescents. For this reason, everyone should be prepared to respond to cardiac emergencies. Candidates for CPR training include:

o Responders to workplace emergencies
o Health club staff and trainers
o Employers and employees
o Teachers and students
o Caretakers of young and old
o Senior citizens
o Personal use

There are several courses offered at a variety of levels-tailored to each student's need. The above courses describe how you can help individuals select the appropriate course for themselves and/or a group. Please contact the training center for further information regarding course dates, locations, costs and/or arranging a class at your location for 6 or more students.


Other Classes


First Responder Education…Course can be taken by Fire Fighters, Police, Security Guards or anyone who is the first one on the scene.


EMS CEU Courses


EMT Refresher A-B-C
GEMS…Geriatric Emergency Medical Service
PEPP… Pediatric Education for Pre-Hospital Professionals
ITLS… International Trauma Life Support
PEPL…Principals of Ethics & Personal Leadership…
EMS Safety… Helps reduce the number of intensity of Injuries



Please contact our office for more information or to sign up for a class. Call (609) 655-1050 ext. 2209 Fax (609) 395-8979



Contact Info

Clinical Services
Occupational Health & Safety Manager

William Gardener, M.A., M.S., C.P.M

phone: (609) 521-4400
ext. 143

fax: (732) 521-4346


Health and Safety
Educational Courses Offered

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
First Aid
Blood Borne Pathogen
First Responder Courses

EMS Refresher A-B-C



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