Borough of Maywood, NJ
Bergen County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Maywood 12-30-85 as Ord. No. 21-85.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire Department — See Ch. 25.
First Aid and Emergency Squad — See Ch. 28.
Police Department — See Ch. 56.
[1]
Editor's Note: Section 6 of this ordinance provided that it shall not take effect until the effective date of the approval and establishment of the Southern Bergen Municipal Joint Insurance Fund.
There is hereby established a Safety Committee of the Borough of Maywood.
The Safety Committee of the Borough of Maywood shall consist of the persons holding the following positions:
A. 
The Insurance Commissioner.
[Amended 4-12-88 by Ord. No. 5-88]
B. 
The Borough Clerk. (In the event that the borough shall appoint a Borough Administrator, the Borough Administrator may serve in lieu of or with the Borough Clerk, as may be directed by the Mayor and Council.)
[Amended 4-12-88 by Ord. No. 5-88]
C. 
The Chief of Police.
D. 
The Superintendent of the Department of Public Works.
E. 
The Chief of the Maywood Fire Prevention Bureau or a member of the Fire Department designated by the Chief of the Maywood Fire Department
[Amended 4-12-88 by Ord. No. 5-88]
F. 
The Captain of the First Aid and Emergency Squad or a member of the First Aid and Emergency Squad designated by the Captain.
G. 
A member of the governing body to be appointed by the Mayor and Council for a term of one year expiring on December 31 of the year of appointment.
H. 
Such number of additional persons as may from time to time be appointed by the governing body to serve at the pleasure of the Mayor and Council.
Members of the Safety Committee of the Borough of Maywood shall serve without compensation.
[Amended 4-12-88 by Ord. No. 5-88]
The Safety Committee of the Borough of Maywood shall meet quarterly during the calendar year, but may meet more frequently as deemed necessary by the Chairperson of the Committee, and the Committee shall have the following duties and responsibilities:
A. 
To work with department heads to develop a comprehensive safety and loss-control program.
B. 
To review all accident reports and monitor accident trends and frequencies.
C. 
To perform and coordinate annual safety inspections and identify locations requiring more frequent inspections.
D. 
To conduct safety education programs.
E. 
To develop for use within the borough standard accident report forms to be used by all departments, unless such department is otherwise required by law to utilize other approved forms of accident reporting.
F. 
To report its findings and recommendations, in writing, at least once each year to the Mayor and Council.
G. 
To perform such other duties that may be requested by the Mayor and Council.
A. 
The Chief of Police or, in his or her absence, the Borough Clerk shall serve as Chairperson of the Safety Committee.
[Amended 4-12-1988 by Ord. No. 5-88; 2-9-1993 by Ord. No. 1-93]
B. 
Within 30 days following its creation and annually thereafter during the month of January of each year, the Safety Committee shall select a Secretary to record minutes of Safety Committee meetings.
C. 
All members of the Safety Committee shall be entitled to participate in all discussions and vote on all issues.
D. 
The Safety Committee may establish such other rules and regulations for its operation not otherwise inconsistent with the terms of this chapter.