More information on functional abilities will help employers safely accommodate employees returning to the workplace.
Preventable injuries are the leading cause of death for Atlantic Canadians aged 1-44 years.
How can workers with musculoskeletal or mental health conditions be supported to return to work (RTW)? Based on findings from a series of systematic reviews, the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) has put together a two-page handout that offers practical solutions for workplaces, insurance and workers’ compensation agencies, and health-care authorities.
University of Fredericton offers psychological health and safety courses at reduced rate
WorkSafeNB has learned that firms are making misleading and sometimes aggressive sales calls to New Brunswick employers suggesting that their “employees must be trained immediately” because of the new legislation on workplace violence and harassment, as well as on WHMIS. The representatives also state that an employer may be “shut down” if they do not incorporate this training.
As the weather warms, the evenings remain long, and we all find some time to relax and have fun, it can be difficult to remember that such idyllic scenes can be destroyed by tragedy, at home, on the road or at work.
To recognize outstanding leaders, WorkSafeNB will present the annual Safety Star Awards at its provincial Health and Safety Conference on October 11 in Fredericton.
With warmer weather on the horizon and construction season now underway, the provincial government and safety-minded partners, including WorkSafeNB, are reminding motorists to slow down.
In support of those with disabilities and in recognition of Disability Awareness Week, WorkSafeNB is inviting community leaders and media representatives to join WorkSafeNB staff and clients in a one-kilometre walk that raises awareness of challenges faced by people with disabilities.
WorkSafeNB is pleased to announce the appointment of Mel Norton, as chairperson of WorkSafeNB’s board of directors.