Public employer's occupational safety and health plan. New Jersey has an occupational safety and health law for public employers, stating that they must provide a workplace that is safe and healthful in terms of structural adequacy, fire protection, ventilation, lighting, sanitation, and hygiene (NJ Rev. Stat. Sec. 34:6A-25 et seq.).
Indoor air quality.New Jersey's Air Quality Standard applies to buildings occupied by public employees and requires that a preventive maintenance program be followed for heat, ventilation, air conditioning, and cooling systems, including replacing air filters, checking/changing belts, checking function of motors, confirming operation of all equipment, and removing standing water. Where general ventilation is insufficient or nonexistent, the employer must implement local exhaust ventilation activities (NJ Rev. Stat. Sec. 12:100-2.1).
Smoking. The New Jersey Smoke Free Air Act prohibits smoking and the use of e-cigarettes in all workplaces and indoor public places whether publicly or privately owned, with some exceptions.
Drinking water. Potable drinking water must be provided for mine employees, in migrant labor camps, and on farms where employees work ...