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Advisory: safe snow removal
Date: March 4, 2019
Type: News Release

WorkSafeNB is reminding New Brunswickers to safely remove snow from rooftops. Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, employers, contractors, employees and homeowners have obligations to ensure safe work practices when working on roofs.


Why the best posture is your next posture
Date: February 22, 2019
Type: Story

Did you know repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) are among the most common types of worker injuries?


Working in extreme cold: advisory
Date: February 12, 2019
Type: News Release

With New Brunswick’s cold spell, we’re reminding employers and workers to take extra care when working outdoors.


Winter safety: Prevent slips, trips and falls
Date: January 23, 2019
Type: Story

As temperatures drop and snow flies, the number of injuries due to slips, trips and falls increases.


Due to severe weather conditions yesterday, payments for clients are being processed this morning
Date: January 22, 2019
Type: Announcement

Due to severe weather conditions yesterday, payments for clients are being processed this morning rather than yesterday.


Statement from WorkSafeNB’s President and CEO Douglas Jones regarding the Auditor General’s Audit on WorkSafeNB Phase II – Claims Management
Date: January 16, 2019
Type: News Release

Statement from WorkSafeNB’s President and CEO Douglas Jones regarding the Auditor General’s Audit on WorkSafeNB Phase II – Claims Management


New legislation leads to the elimination of the unpaid 3-day waiting period and a reduction in the 2019 assessment rate
Date: December 12, 2018
Type: News Release

Workers and employers both benefit from today’s proclamation of new legislation impacting New Brunswick’s workers’ compensation system.


Not sure what to get your safety hero for the holidays?
Date: December 11, 2018
Type: Story

We reached out to our team to get their top picks for gift giving this holiday season.


You don’t need to fall from extreme heights to get seriously hurt
Date: November 27, 2018
Type: Story

Be sure to review our ladder safety reminders regularly to make sure that you, your employees or coworkers are properly trained on the correct equipment that will reduce the risks associated with ladders.


Statement regarding legislative amendments introduced to workers’ compensation system
Date: November 27, 2018
Type: News Release

On behalf of WorkSafeNB’s board of directors, I want to thank the Government of New Brunswick for their prompt and informed action on moving the Ministerial Task Force recommendations forward by introducing this afternoon in the Legislature. This Bill will ensure the sustainability of the workers’ compensation system in our province and align New Brunswick’s legislation with the rest of Canada.


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