Administrative penalties are monetary penalties that can be issued by WorkSafeNB health and safety officers. This represents a new and important measure to help officers to enforce compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS) and associated regulations.
Guide: We’ve updated page 4 to align with recent travel and gathering requirements.
New Brunswick has entered Phase 2 on the path toward the Green level of the COVID-19 recovery plan.
New Brunswick has entered Phase One of the Path to Green.
Guide: As interprovincial travel requirements change frequently, WorkSafeNB has removed travel details. We instead encourage you to check online. WorkSafeNB has also revised page 13 (Additional Requirements for Gatherings).
Effective July 1st, 2021, health care providers must be registered to accept payments via direct deposit as we will no longer mail paper cheques.
The provincial government announced guidelines outlining the path toward the Green level of the COVID-19 recovery plan.
As a New Brunswick employer, you must have a documented plan that specifically addresses COVID-19. This requirement applies to all workplaces, whether you have continued to operate during the pandemic or are planning your re-opening. While your documented plan doesn’t need to be approved by WorkSafeNB or Public Health, it needs to be available at any time. You could be asked for it by either regulatory body.
A new campaign reminds employers of the importance of their operational plan. "Is your operational plan up to date?" reminds business owners of their responsibilities.
This year marks the 24th anniversary of Safety and Health (formerly NAOSH) Week.