National Take Our Kids to Work Day is Wednesday, November 14th. The program invites Grade 9 students from across Canada to accompany a parent or other trusted adult in a workplace setting. WorkSafeNB is reminding employers to ensure safety is part of the program.
For the third year in a row, WorkSafeNB must increase the assessment rate charged to employers to cover the growing costs of workers’ compensation in New Brunswick. The 2019 average assessment rate will be $2.92 per $100 of payroll compared to the 2018 rate of $1.70.
WorkSafeNB has changed the way it manages opioid prescriptions for clients recovering from workplace injuries.
At WorkSafeNB, we are committed to ensuring our clients, pension and survivor benefit recipients, employers, and service providers experience as little impact as possible if a postal service disruption occurs.
Many success stories show how the WRC changes people’s lives. One of these stories is Laurie Hutchings’s.
WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton on Friday, October 5. The awards program recognizes safety leaders in three categories.
WorkSafeNB and New Brunswick’s community colleges have signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to enhance health and safety education for the province’s future workforce.
With recreational cannabis legalization quickly approaching, employers have many questions about its impact on the workplace. On behalf of WorkSafeNB, I would like to share our knowledge and guide you on requirements and best practices to manage workplace impairment.
WorkSafeNB staff participate in a lunch time yoga session in Saint John. October is officially Healthy Workplace Month, but we believe every month should be a healthy workplace month. We’ve gathered some key resources to help you ensure that you are supporting workplace wellness.
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.