Saint John, N.B. – Fewer workplace accidents, better rehabilitation and return-to-work outcomes, and an improved financial position have resulted in a significantly reduced assessment rate for 2022, WorkSafeNB announced today at its Annual General Meeting.
New Brunswick is now in a Green health zone. The Province of New Brunswick lifted its state of emergency and the mandatory order (COVID-19) has been removed.
To help keep workers safe, and to continue driving a safety-first culture in New Brunswick’s roofing industry, WorkSafeNB’s health and safety officers will be visiting worksites this summer to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
We’re pleased to announce the removal of the three-day unpaid waiting period for injured and ill workers of New Brunswick.
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.