Environmental Health

Environmental and Occupational Health Surveillance Program

About Us

The Environmental and Occupational Health Surveillance (EOHS) Program is committed to understanding the public health impact of human exposure to hazardous substances in the environment and in the workplace, providing information to the public, and preventing disease and injury through the reduction or elimination of exposures and hazards.

Questions? Please contact us at (609) 826-4984.

Reducing Exposures to Hazardous Substances

Resources for New Jersey schools, child care centers, residents, and communities.

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Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT)

NJDOH and NJDEP collect data on health, human exposures, and environmental hazards. The New Jersey EPHT Network seeks to bring this information together to improve public health.

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Hazardous Waste Sites

A clearinghouse, organized by county, containing final reports on completed investigations, public health assessments, public health consultations, and exposure assessments from a wide variety of health study activities conducted by NJDOH and ATSDR.

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Drinking Water and Public Health

New Jersey offers some of the most pure and safe drinking water anywhere. But it remains important to understand the impact of possible contaminants to public water supplies and private wells.

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Occupational Health Surveillance

Using multiple data sources to track workplace injury and illness, intervention strategies and practical solutions are developed to reduce hazards in New Jersey workplaces.

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Last Reviewed: 11/19/2020