Clothing and Footwear Fee Schedule Fee Schedule 29-557 | Effective Date: January 1, 2021


Policy 25-008 Clothing and Footwear


  1. 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. 

  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. WorkSafeNB requires receipts to reimburse any and all clothing or footwear costs.


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