Guide to OHS Legislation

New Brunswick’s Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations contain legal requirements that must be met by all New Brunswick workplaces. Many sections of the legislation have associated guidelines and publications to help workplaces meet these requirements.

This OHS Guide presents key topics to assist you – New Brunswick’s employers and employees – in understanding your legislative obligations within your workplaces. This guide provides information on topics in a summarized format – users should always refer back to the legislation or regulation for specific requirements.

We welcome your feedback. Please direct any comments or questions about this guide or its content to the Compliance and Regulatory Review department at

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