The Authority takes pride in its safety policy and program. Employees are active participants in on-going training such as, CPR & First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens and Confined Space Training. The Authority has the unique advantage of having on-site training manholes for Confined Space rescue drills that have been used by other first responder entities. All employees are also FEMA certified
Rockaway Valley is an active participant in the NJUA Joint Insurance Fund and the Laboratory recently received the JIF Safety Excellence award for 2008. There have been no lost time accidents in the laboratory for over 10 years and counting!
The Authority is an annual partner in the Right-To-Know Survey issued by the NJ Department of Health. All chemicals of any quantity used at the facility are reported to the State and also to the local fire and police departments.