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WRC celebrates 40 years of service to workers
Date: December 15, 2017
Type: Story

On November 10, 1977, the WRC (at that time known as the Worker’s Rehabilitation Centre) opened the doors to its new facility in Grand Bay - Westfield. Before that, between 1965 and 1977, the WRC operated out of what is now called Ridgewood Addiction Services.


Back Protection Agent story – Lawrence Warren
Date: December 14, 2017
Type: Story

We are pleased to showcase our newest Back Protection Agent, Lawrence Warren from Miramichi.


Working to Well program supports workers across Atlantic Canada in returning to the job after injury
Date: November 20, 2017
Type: News Release

Atlantic Canadians injured on the job tend to take longer to return to work than those living in most other provinces.


WorkSafeNB decreases 2018 assessment rate for firefighters
Date: October 12, 2017
Type: News Release

WorkSafeNB announced the 2018 assessment rate under the Firefighters' Compensation (FC) Act at $515 per active firefighter.


WorkSafeNB honours 2017 Safety Stars
Date: October 10, 2017
Type: News Release

WorkSafeNB recognized 11 outstanding New Brunswickers who make health and safety a priority. They lead the way, inspiring and empowering others to do the same


WorkSafeNB sets 2018 assessment rate at $1.70
Date: October 2, 2017
Type: News Release

WorkSafeNB's board of directors estimates the cost to manage the workers’ compensation system in 2018 will be $1.93 per $100 of payroll.


Buyer Beware
Date: October 1, 2017
Type: Announcement

WorkSafeNB is warning New Brunswick employers about people making misleading calls suggesting the employers' safety goods and services are not adequate under New Brunswick’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act.


Ticked off
Date: September 19, 2017
Type: Story

With summer just around the corner, and a rise in the number of Lyme disease-infected ticks confirmed in the province, WorkSafeNB wants workers to protect themselves before they head into the bush.


Safety star award recipients
Date: August 11, 2017
Type: Story

Lindsay Savoie teaches Grade 2 at Champlain Heights School. A family tragedy fuelled her passion and commitment to promoting allergy awareness in schools.


WorkSafeNB launches Let’s Talk Safety
Date: August 10, 2017
Type: News Release

WorkSafeNB asks all New Brunswickers to make safety part of everyday conversation to help young workers stay safe on the job.


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