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
As a property owner,you have legal obligations to comply with the OHS Act.
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.
May 27 to June 2 marks the 31st year of Disability Awareness Week in New Brunswick. Haley Flaro, executive director of Ability NB and WorkSafeNB acting chairperson of board of directors, shares with us the importance of acknowledging and supporting different abilities in the workforce.
This week, we were saddened to learn that Dorine Pirie is required to take immediate medical leave for the balance of her term as chairperson of WorkSafeNB’s board of directors, as she places a necessary priority on her health
WorkSafeNB is proud to announce its first-place winning team for its 2018 Focus on Safety Youth Video contest has placed third in a national contest, of the same name, sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).