Campaigns and Initiatives

Workplace injuries hurt the most at home

Our new advertising campaign, Workplace Injuries Hurt the Most at Home, was launched October 1, 2018. The commercials reinforce our injury prevention focus through social marketing, building on our previous Careful campaign. Both series of ads serve to remind us that there’s more than our own health and safety at stake – workplace injuries hurt those we love, as well.

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Fall protection blitz

To help keep workers safe, and to continue driving a safety-first culture in New Brunswick’s roofing industry, our health and safety officers visited worksites in the summer of 2021 to ensure compliance with safety regulations.

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Ladder safety

Falls from all sources, including ladders, are the second leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide. They don’t have to be – proper training and use of the correct equipment will reduce the risks associated with ladders.

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Safe parking

WorkSafeNB asks operators of industrial lift trucks, vehicles and all powered mobile equipment to turn off the engine and turn your mind to safe parking to prevent accidents at work. 

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Working in the woods

Everything involved with working in the woods has the potential to be very dangerous because of the highly hazardous natures of this industry.

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Hiring a tree maintenance professional

Do you need help removing or trimming trees or shrubs from your property? Make sure you hire a trained and competent tree maintenance professional to help you get this work done safely. 

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Contractor electrical safety

Electricity – we'd have a hard time living without it. But living with it can be dangerous, if it isn't given the respect it deserves.

Every year, hundreds of New Brunswickers are injured, sometimes fatally, in electrical incidents. That's why WorkSafeNB has partnered with NB Power and are working together for a safer New Brunswick.

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Focus on Safety

Show us how you focus on workplace safety for your chance to win up to $6,000* for you and your school! 

Young people are three to four times more likely to be hurt on the job within the first six months of employment than the average Canadian worker.

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