Policy 25-008 Clothing and Footwear
- WorkSafeNB offsets the cost of replacing clothing or footwear damaged during a compensable injury and/or treatment of the injury. For 2021, WorkSafeNB can reimburse up to a maximum of:
- Boots $237.54
- Shoes $134.25
- Pants $81.89
- Coat & Jacket $135.54
- Shirt $55.04
- Sweater $67.14
- Underwear $18.81
- Skirt or Dress $81.89
- Gloves $18.81
- Coveralls $108.70
- T-shirts $18.81
- Long underwear $28.69
Other items like specialized clothing are replaced at cost and receipts as required.
- WorkSafeNB provides rehabilitative footwear at cost when prescribed by a licensed health care provider for the treatment of a compensable injury. Prescribed footwear may include custom-made or modified footwear.
- WorkSafeNB provides reimbursement to an annual maximum of $436.23 to offset the cost of replacing damaged clothing from wearing a prosthesis or orthosis or using a wheelchair provided for a compensable workplace injury. WorkSafeNB may reimburse up to $872.46, annually, when an injured worker has multiple amputations.
- WorkSafeNB requires receipts to reimburse any and all clothing or footwear costs.