WorkSafeNB – Safe Waste Collection
WorkSafeNB focuses on high-risk industries to reduce injuries and promote a safety culture in New Brunswick workplaces. In 2013, WorkSafeNB identified waste collection as a high-risk industry. Waste collection workers in New Brunswick are three times more likely to be hurt on the job as the average New Brunswick worker. Since 2003, four waste collection workers have died from workplace injuries.
WorkSafeNB is offering several tools to help prepare workplaces: