If you are hurt on the job, WorkSafeNB is here to help with your recovery, rehabilitation and safe return to work. We are responsible for ensuring that injured workers get the medical aid they need for the treatment of work-related injuries and provide financial benefits to help protect you and your family from the economic impact of a workplace injury.
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It can be overwhelming to know what to do if you’re hurt at work. If it happens, follow these three simple steps.
To be eligible for workers' compensation payments, you must work for an employer insured under WorkSafeNB and experience a work-related injury or illness. As part of the claims process, a WorkSafeNB employee will review several pieces of information before making a decision regarding your eligibility. If you are unsure, we encourage you to submit an Application for Workers’ Compensation Benefits.
After you have informed your supervisor of your workplace injury and received the medical treatment you need, complete the Application for Workers’ Compensation Benefits. You can email this to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You also have the option to print the form and submit it by fax to 1 888 629-4722 or mail to our head office.
Work is good. It provides social connection and a sense of purpose, leading to positive physical and mental wellness. Evidence shows work also leads to a speedier recovery. To support you in your recovery, your employer, health care providers and others will make every effort to keep you connected to your workplace.
If you have any further questions on your application, the claims process, potential benefits available, or healthy and safe return to work, contact us toll-free at 1 800 999-9775 (Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).