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Hire a health and safety training professional

Under section 9 of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, employers must provide OHS training to employees.

In 2014, WorkSafeNB introduced the Recognized Occupational Health and Safety Training Provider Program for in-person training in collaboration with a committee representing trainers from the private sector. To be recognized by WorkSafeNB, the training provider must have completed the recognized evaluation process.

To become a WorkSafeNB Recognized OHS Training Provider, the training provider must demonstrate:

  • They have met WorkSafeNB’s criteria for the development and delivery of the training program material (this includes following adult learning principles)
  • Their training content complies with New Brunswick’s Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations

Please note that OHS training providers who are not WorkSafeNB Recognized OHS Training Providers, are not necessarily lacking in skill or expertise, they simply may not have  applied to be recognized. 

As an employer, whether you hire a WorkSafeNB Recognized OHS Trainer Provider or another provider, you must be sure to hire the right OHS training provider for your specific needs. 

For example, a Recognized OHS Training Provider could have a basic fall protection course that meets WorkSafeNB’s criteria. However, the provider may not have the competency to deliver a more advanced course on how to inspect shock-absorbing lanyards or calculate free-fall distance and clearance. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the provider hired has the knowledge and experience to train the employees for the specific tasks they are assigned.

If you have concerns about a WorkSafeNB Recognized OHS Training Provider, please contact WorkSafe Services’ Program Development and Evaluation department at 506 738-4184 or toll-free 1 800 222-9775. We will work with the provider to address your concerns and re-evaluate their recognition status, if necessary.

Recognized OHS Training Provider

OHS Training Provider, Recognition Pending

All Lift Truck Training Scene Safety Company  
Labourers' Training Institute of New  Brunswick Safety First–SFC Ltd.
New Brunswick Construction Safety  Association HSE Integrated Ltd.  
Workplace Safety School of NB Inc. Kimber & Tucker Safety Coordinators Ltd.
Eastern Construction Safety  Contendo Training Solutions 
Safety Services New Brunswick    
Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick   
New Brunswick Community College   
New Brunswick Forest Safety Association   

Leaf Engineering Corporation

 

Maritime Rescue and Medical

 

Back In Form Master Trainers

 

Health and safety training provider's waiver

WorkSafeNB has posted this list of service providers who have initiated or completed the Recognized Occupational Health and Safety Training Provider Program. WorkSafeNB is not a certifying agency and does not certify any of these providers.

Any workplace, individual or group contacting any person or firm on this list must be diligent and ensure that the person or firm can provide the intended services to an acceptable standard. 

 

 

 








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