Environmental Health


The Consumer, Environmental and Occupational Health Service (CEOHS) serves the communities and workers through activities aimed at improving the health and well-being of all New Jerseyans. At the core of its mission are preventive initiatives to decrease disease and injury by reducing exposure to chemical, physical and biological hazards. CEOHS activities are organized into three programs:  Environmental and Occupational Health Surveillance, Food Safety and Public Protection, and Environmental and Occupational Health Assessment.

CEOHS services include child care center health assessments, hazardous site health evaluation, food and drug safety, asbestos and lead training and certification, and environmental and occupational disease tracking. CEOHS also oversees the regulation of pools, tanning facilities, body art studios and youth camps.

Last Reviewed: 6/13/2024