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Statement regarding legislative amendments introduced to workers’ compensation system
Date: November 27, 2018
Type: News Release

On behalf of WorkSafeNB’s board of directors, I want to thank the Government of New Brunswick for their prompt and informed action on moving the Ministerial Task Force recommendations forward by introducing this afternoon in the Legislature. This Bill will ensure the sustainability of the workers’ compensation system in our province and align New Brunswick’s legislation with the rest of Canada.

Recognition – How do you do it right?
Date: November 21, 2018
Type: Story

WorkSafeNB’s Nancy Boutcher, assistant director of safety leadership, takes a moment to reflect on bridging the gap between health and safety compliance and a positive safety culture.

Employer partners are essential in building safety leaders!
Date: November 21, 2018
Type: Story

Safety-minded employers and associations partner with WorkSafeNB to plan and deliver six Safety Days per year across the province.

WorkSafeNB reminds workplaces to incorporate safety in Take Our Kids to Work Day
Date: November 13, 2018
Type: News Release

National Take Our Kids to Work Day is Wednesday, November 14th. The program invites Grade 9 students from across Canada to accompany a parent or other trusted adult in a workplace setting. WorkSafeNB is reminding employers to ensure safety is part of the program.

WorkSafeNB sets 2019 assessment rate at $2.92
Date: November 8, 2018
Type: News Release

For the third year in a row, WorkSafeNB must increase the assessment rate charged to employers to cover the growing costs of workers’ compensation in New Brunswick. The 2019 average assessment rate will be $2.92 per $100 of payroll compared to the 2018 rate of $1.70.

WorkSafeNB tightens opioid prescribing guidelines
Date: November 1, 2018
Type: News Release

WorkSafeNB has changed the way it manages opioid prescriptions for clients recovering from workplace injuries.

Postal strike – what you need to know
Date: October 30, 2018
Type: Announcement

At WorkSafeNB, we are committed to ensuring our clients, pension and survivor benefit recipients, employers, and service providers experience as little impact as possible if a postal service disruption occurs.

Injured worker profile: Laurie Hutchings
Date: October 17, 2018
Type: Story

Many success stories show how the WRC changes people’s lives. One of these stories is Laurie Hutchings’s.

WorkSafeNB recognizes 2018 Safety Stars
Date: October 10, 2018
Type: News Release

WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton on Friday, October 5. The awards program recognizes safety leaders in three categories.

WorkSafeNB enters partnerships with NBCC and CCNB
Date: October 4, 2018
Type: News Release

WorkSafeNB and New Brunswick’s community colleges have signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to enhance health and safety education for the province’s future workforce.

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