Register early –
Online registration now open for our 2013 Health and Safety
into the workshops you want – register today for WorkSafeNB’s
Health and Safety Conference, November 6-8, at the Fredericton
Convention Centre. More.
Royal assent for
OHS and WC Act amendments
Legislative amendments to the province’s Workers’
Compensation (WC) Act and Occupational Health and
Safety (OHS) Act received royal assent in the legislature
June 21. More.
Keep your cool this
Since August 2009, WorkSafeNB has received seven lost-time
claims related to heat stress. More.
Agriculture Safety Day
supports WorkSafeNB’s youth strategy
More than 450 elementary
schoolchildren attended last month's Progressive Agriculture
Safety Day in Saint-Jacques. More.
A firm calling itself N.B. OHS or Workplace Health
and Safety Requirement has been contacting employers and
stating that, for a fee, it will provide documentation that
will help record joint health and safety committee (JHSC)
sessions.In some instances, the caller has implied that they
are acting as a WorkSafeNB agent. More.
Our company is involved in
construction. As part of our equipment fleet, we have a rough
terrain forklift truck. This forklift is mainly used to
deliver materials to higher levels, however on occasion it is
used to suspend trusses in position when erecting higher level
floors or roofs. What special precautions should we be taking
when doing this?
A: Regulation 91-191 is silent on
the use of rough terrain forklift truck to suspend trusses
during their installation. More
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DID YOU KNOW
marked the two-year anniversary of the New Brunswick’s
distracted driving laws. WorkSafeNB reminds motorists to
pull over before using any hand-held device such as
cellphones and global positioning systems. Violators
could face a $172.50 fine and a three-point deduction
from their license.
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