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  • Accident Reporting and Application for Benefits


    Effective Date: January 17, 2019
    Description:

    The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines to:

    • Injured workers and employers who report accidents to WorkSafeNB;
    • Injured workers and survivors who apply for benefits;
    • WorkSafeNB staff who adjudicate applications for benefits that are reported outside the legislated timeframes; and
    • WorkSafeNB staff who determine if an employer has been prejudiced by the late reporting of an accident.

  • Administration of Out-of-Province Operations


    Effective Date: April 6, 2017
    Description:

    The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines to staff when dealing with employers having out-of-province operations.

  • Allocation of Claim Costs


    Effective Date: January 17, 2019
    Description:

    The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines to staff when allocating claim costs to employers or other appropriate accounts. This policy also informs workplace parties of:

    • How costs are allocated;
    • When special circumstances exist; and
    • When cost relief is considered.

  • Allowances for Self-employment


    Effective Date: December 13, 2013
    Description:

    The purpose of this policy is to:

    • Define the criteria for determining if WorkSafeNB will assist in funding self-employment as a return to work option;
    • Provide staff with decision-making tools for determining if the self-employment option is feasible and will generate a salary (net profit) that could reduce or offset the injured worker’s loss of earnings; and
    • Communicate the responsibilities of both the injured worker and WorkSafeNB in the self-employment initiative.

  • Annual Review of Compensation Benefits


    Effective Date: November 9, 2017
    Description:

    The purpose of this policy is to communicate WorkSafeNB’s guidelines for reviewing and adjusting loss of earnings benefits during annual reviews.

  • Assessable Earnings


    Effective Date: January 31, 2013
    Description:

    The purpose of this policy is to communicate WorkSafeNB’s guidelines for determining and reporting assessable earnings.

  • Auditing Employer Accounts


    Effective Date: January 31, 2013
    Description:

    The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines to WorkSafeNB staff who conduct employer payroll audits.

  • Benefits for Survivors


    Effective Date: August 5, 2015
    Description:

    The purpose of this policy is to provide WorkSafeNB staff with guidelines for:

    • Determining entitlement to survivors’ benefits;
    • Communicating information on benefit plans, and burial and related expenses available to surviving spouses and dependants; and
    • Offering or providing external financial services to aid the surviving spouse in the election of benefits, where an option is provided under theWorkers’ Compensation Act (WC Act).

  • Business Continuity Management


    Effective Date: May 30, 2013
    Description:

    The purpose of this policy is to:

    • Outline the principles that guide WorkSafeNB’s business continuity management; and
    • Communicate these principles to all stakeholders.

  • Care Allowance Fee Schedule


    Effective Date: January 1, 2019
    Description:

    Fee schedule for care allowance.

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