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Safe driving reminders for this vacation season
Date: July 12, 2018
Type: Story

In the summer we tend to travel more, whether for vacations or just weekend road trips. WorkSafeNB would like to remind you of the following safety tips to ensure we all enjoy a happy summer


Personal flotation devices (PFDS) and lifejackets
Date: July 12, 2018
Type: Story

PFDs and life jackets save lives. Whatever flotation device you choose it should be the right device for the job and should fit and be comfortable to work in while meeting the following Federal requirements:


When working outdoors, know what precautions to take to stay safe
Date: June 14, 2018
Type: Story

It’s that time of year again, summer is just around the corner and some of us are starting to work outdoors for the season. Outdoor workers have up to a 3.5 times greater risk of developing skin cancer than indoor workers. Extra diligence is needed to make sure that you are safe from UV rays and heat stress.


WorkSafeNB employees Walk & Roll for Disability Awareness Week
Date: June 14, 2018
Type: Story

The Walk and Roll Challenge gives participants a chance to walk – or roll – a kilometre in someone else’s shoes to get a first-hand glimpse into what it’s like to live with a disability.


WorkSafeNB releases new app topic: Impairment
Date: June 14, 2018
Type: News Release

In response to employer and employee concerns on the legalization of cannabis and to help workplaces address alcohol and drug use in the workplace, WorkSafeNB has released a new topic on its Guide to OHS Legislation (NB OHS Guide) app.


Statement from WorkSafeNB’s Acting Chairperson Haley Flaro and President and CEO Douglas Jones
Date: June 12, 2018
Type: News Release

Today, New Brunswick’s Auditor General released the results of an audit focused on the governance of WorkSafeNB. We welcome this report. In fact, we have worked closely and cooperatively with the audit team over the past year to ensure this final report will help us become an even better organization.


WorkSafeNB joins safety partners for annual road safety campaign
Date: May 17, 2018
Type: News Release

Campaign reminds drivers to slow down in construction zones


Tips for homeowners planning a residential construction or renovation project
Date: May 14, 2018
Type: Story

As a property owner,you have legal obligations to comply with the OHS Act.


Feedback: a powerful tool for behaviour change
Date: May 14, 2018
Type: Story

WorkSafeNB’s Nancy Boutcher, assistant director of safety leadership, takes a moment to reflect on bridging the gap between health and safety compliance and a positive safety culture.


Disability Awareness Week – Equal opportunity for all
Date: May 14, 2018
Type: Story

May 27 to June 2 marks the 31st year of Disability Awareness Week in New Brunswick. Haley Flaro, executive director of Ability NB and WorkSafeNB acting chairperson of board of directors, shares with us the importance of acknowledging and supporting different abilities in the workforce.


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