A recent investigation into a workplace incident involving powered mobile equipment highlighted the importance of roll over protective structures (ROPS) and seat belt use. We want to remind New Brunswick workers and employers of the priceless value of these protective measures.
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If you weren’t able to attend WorkSafeNB’s Annual General Meeting in Moncton on July 17, a copy of the presentation is now available on our website.
In the summer we tend to travel more, whether for vacations or just weekend road trips. WorkSafeNB would like to remind you of the following safety tips to ensure we all enjoy a happy summer
PFDs and life jackets save lives. Whatever flotation device you choose it should be the right device for the job and should fit and be comfortable to work in while meeting the following Federal requirements:
It’s that time of year again, summer is just around the corner and some of us are starting to work outdoors for the season. Outdoor workers have up to a 3.5 times greater risk of developing skin cancer than indoor workers. Extra diligence is needed to make sure that you are safe from UV rays and heat stress.
The Walk and Roll Challenge gives participants a chance to walk – or roll – a kilometre in someone else’s shoes to get a first-hand glimpse into what it’s like to live with a disability.
In response to employer and employee concerns on the legalization of cannabis and to help workplaces address alcohol and drug use in the workplace, WorkSafeNB has released a new topic on its Guide to OHS Legislation (NB OHS Guide) app.
Today, New Brunswick’s Auditor General released the results of an audit focused on the governance of WorkSafeNB. We welcome this report. In fact, we have worked closely and cooperatively with the audit team over the past year to ensure this final report will help us become an even better organization.
Campaign reminds drivers to slow down in construction zones