About the NJ Safe Schools Program (NJ SS or Safe Schools)

NJ SS is a project supported by the New Jersey Department of Education, Office of Career Readiness, to assist schools in reducing risk to occupational safety and health hazards in secondary school and work microenvironments in which NJ adolescents spend time. The project is administered by the Rutgers-School of Public Health.

NJ SS involves a number of outreach components designed to support teachers, administrators, safety and health designees, structured learning experience/career orientation coordinators, county apprenticeship coordinators, cooperative education coordinators and those involved in school-to-careers. The following is a list of many of its components: