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Employee Health: New Jersey

Employee Health requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: John Sarno, Employer's Association of New Jersey

Summary

  • While the New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, New Jersey law prohibits discrimination against smokers. See Smoke-Free Workplace.
  • New Jersey's Good Samaritan immunizes employers from liability when they respond to accidents, injuries and other emergencies or when they have defibrillators on site. See New Jersey's Good Samaritan Act.