In response to a recent heat alert issued by the Province of New Brunswick, WorkSafeNB is reminding workers to be mindful of heat-related risks.
With warmer weather expected and the construction season now underway, the provincial government and its industry partners are reminding motorists to slow down.
WorkSafeNB will collect deferred premiums owed in three equal amounts in June, July and August.
With rapid changes affecting workplaces on COVID-19, WorkSafeNB has created a web page of frequently asked questions. These FAQs can help employers and workers navigate workplace health and safety during the pandemic. Questions are added frequently, so we advise checking the page often.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions necessary to reduce risk, workplaces will not be the same as we left them and we will need to adjust. And while we all try to establish a new normal at our workplaces, there will certainly be an added layer of health and safety measures (physical distancing, screening, handwashing, etc.) required to ensure the safety of our workers, our customers and our visitors.
At all times, WorkSafeNB is committed to excellent service delivery. And we’ve never been more focused on that priority than we are now, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We chatted with our very own Dr. Atkinson about the COVID-19 pandemic. He shares some important information on how to stay safe and calm during these unknown times.
WorkSafeNB encourages all New Brunswick workplaces to follow the advice of the Public Health of Canada and the Government of New Brunswick related to offering essential services, self-isolation, travel, and avoiding workplaces if symptomatic.
New COVID-19 prevention tool for workplaces