WorkSafeNB is pleased to announce it has reduced the average assessment rate for 2023 to $1.31, down 22% from the 2022 rate of $1.69. At the same time as assessment rates are decreasing, WorkSafeNB’s board of directors is pursuing legislative changes that would improve the benefits provided to injured workers and their families.
WorkSafeNB has a legal obligation to review the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act and its corresponding regulations every five years. This year marks the first review under this obligation.
The lowest injury frequency in 13 years, improved return to work outcomes at both 26 weeks and two years, a decrease in the average assessment rate, and a healthy funding level highlight WorkSafeNB’s 2021 Annual Report, released today.
WorkSafeNB is seeking stakeholder feedback to understand the economic and business impacts of proposed amendments to General Regulation 91-191 under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
WorkSafeNB is pleased to announce a new program to improve care and support for workers with a traumatic psychological injury (TPI).