Calling all delegates
– Conference registration closes November 1
registration deadline for our Health and Safety Conference,
taking place November 6-8 at the Fredericton Convention
Centre, is fast approaching. Don’t delay! Get into your
preferred workshops today. More.
Take your kids to work
– be a safety role model
November 6, thousands of Grade 9 students across New Brunswick
will join their parents at hundreds of workplaces for Take
Our Kids to Work™.
Rehabilitation Centre awarded highest level of accreditation
WorkSafeNB’s Rehabilitation Centre (WRC) has once again been
awarded the highest level of accreditation from the Commission
on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
International. The WRC’s comprehensive occupational
rehabilitation programs and vocational evaluation services
were accredited for a three-year period. More.
opportunity for OHS students
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is
now accepting entries for the 2013-2014 Dick Martin
This annual, national award is
offered to students enrolled in an occupational health and
safety course or program in an accredited Canadian college or
university, leading to an occupational health and safety
certificate, diploma or degree. More.
has been contacting employers and stating that, for a fee, it
will provide online WHMIS training as required by law. It also
implies that the contacted employers are not currently in
WorkSafeNB reminds employers that while
WHMIS training must meet the minimum requirements of the
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
Regulation, it may be provided by any qualified person or
agency. If you are contacted by an agency or person offering
to provide this training you should know that you have options
available and you should explore those options to ensure that
you find the best and most cost-effective training for your
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Us – Questions from our readers
am inquiring about the use of defibrillators in the workplace.
Are these supposed to be standard in public facilities or high
stress work environments?
you are probably aware, a defibrillator is a machine that can
help when ventricular fibrillation happens in the human heart.
Ventricular fibrillation is a cause of cardiac arrest or heart
attack. Since heart attacks can occur in the workplace, having
an automated external defibrillator or (AED) available could
save lives. More
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DID YOU KNOW
CPR Awareness Month. WorkSafeNB reminds you to ensure
that your designated first aid provider(s) meet(s) the
requirements under the First
Aid Regulation for six hours of practice each
year and a review or refresher course. Follow the links
for a list
of approved first aid training providers and to read
interpretation on the six hours of practice.
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Grand Falls (F), Miramichi (E)*,
HEALTH AND SAFETY EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FOR MANAGERS AND