WorkSafeNB has announced a 9.4% reduction in the 2020 provisional average assessment rate. The rate is set at $2.40 per $100 of payroll, down from $2.65 in 2019.
WorkSafeNB’s Chief Medical Office calls for proposals to further occupational medicine research in New Brunswick. Priority will be given to topics relevant to occupational medicine and health, such as medicinal cannabis and workplace wellness. Funding is available to support appropriate proposals to a maximum of $10,000.
WorkSafeNB is committed to engaging with you, our stakeholders, whenever we are considering changes to legislation that affects workers and employers. Please take a moment to review our proposed changes and have your say!
WorkSafeNB announced today that the 2020 assessment rate under the Firefighters’ Compensation Act (FC Act) will decrease from $515 per firefighter to $465.
Interactive tools will help New Brunswick employers navigate the return-to-work and disability prevention process.
The crew at ANBL (Alcohol NB Liquor) is accustomed to serving up customer care in every interaction. When it came to safety, the team knew there was work to do.
More information on functional abilities will help employers safely accommodate employees returning to the workplace.
Preventable injuries are the leading cause of death for Atlantic Canadians aged 1-44 years.
How can workers with musculoskeletal or mental health conditions be supported to return to work (RTW)? Based on findings from a series of systematic reviews, the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) has put together a two-page handout that offers practical solutions for workplaces, insurance and workers’ compensation agencies, and health-care authorities.
University of Fredericton offers psychological health and safety courses at reduced rate