Atlantic Canadians injured on the job tend to take longer to return to work than those living in most other provinces. To further assist workers as they recover from workplace injury, Atlantic Canada’s workers’ compensation organizations have teamed up to launch a region-wide program.
Working to Well is one of several shared initiatives produced over the past decade by WCB Nova Scotia, WorkplaceNL, WorkSafeNB, and the Workers Compensation Board of PEI. Its goal is to keep people connected to their workplace, whenever possible, following an injury.
It often happens so gradually that you may not realize it. Excessive noise damages tiny sensory cells deep inside the ear. At first, you can’t clearly hear conversations in noisy workplaces, restaurants or sporting events, where there is background noise.
Safety Excellence NB is a campaign to engage New Brunswick employers in promoting excellence in safety.
A recent review of fatalities, accidents, injuries and near misses in New Brunswick has led us to direct our attention toward trenching safety.
A recent review of fatalities, accidents, injuries and near misses in New Brunswick has led WorkSafeNB to direct our attention toward lockout safety.
WorkSafeNB wants to remind the provincial workforce how to stay safe when working at heights.
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.