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.
Report your workplace injury immediately to your employer
Seek medical attention
Report your injury to us
Before you start your application, have the following information ready:
Medicare and social insurance numbers
Employer contact name, phone number and address
Details of your injury or illness, including date it happened and location
Name of your health care provider and date of visit, if you received medical treatment
Pay stubs (proof of income) for the four weeks before stopping work, if applying for wage replacement
Void cheque or banking numbers (branch, financial institution and account)
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 email@example.com. 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.).