Lily Lake hosts Day of
Despite summer-like temperatures on the shores of Saint John's
Lily Lake, the mood of the 150 people attending the Day of
Mourning ceremonies at the Frank & Ella Hatheway
Labour Exhibit Centre on April 28 was somber.
the drone of a bagpipe hymn, family, friends and co-workers
paid respect to those workers who were injured or killed on
the job. More.
On sunny Thursday in July 2012, in the late afternoon, natural
gas pipeline supervisor Bill Rodgerson jumped into a
freshly-dug trench in Saint John's industrial east side, as
he'd done many times before. After more than 30 years of work
in the industry, this was just another day, just another job.
With summer just around the corner, and a rise in the number
of Lyme disease-infected ticks confirmed in the province,
WorkSafeNB wants workers to protect themselves before they
head into the bush. More.
High school students
showcase talents at annual Skills Canada competition
The province's next generation of workers put their skills to
the test at this year's Skills Canada
New Brunswick competition, held April 20 at CCNB in
Caraquet and Polyvalente W.-A.-Losier in Tracadie-Sheila. More.
Edmond Gagnon Ltd.,
pleaded guilty April 26, 2013 to a charge under paragraph
9(2)(a) of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)
Act for failing to provide information, instruction,
training and supervision necessary to ensure the health and
safety of employees.
On April 22, 2012, workers were
unloading a load of crab from a truck trailer to a loading
bay. The trailer shifted, creating a gap between it and the
loading bay, so a worker asked the driver to reposition the
truck. When he pulled forward to adjust, it caused a platform
and an employee to fall more than four feet to the ground.
Unaware his co-worker was behind the trailer, the driver
backed up and pinned him, resulting in fractured ribs and a
The seafood plant was fined
part of the work being carried out in our workplace, we are
required to operate a forklift. On occasion, the height of the
load being moved is higher than the forklift's load backrest.
What laws need to be complied with?
ABC Company Limited*
*Names have been changed
for privacy purposes A: Employers must comply with
Regulation 91-191, paragraph 216(1)(h), which
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to the Premier's Council on the Status of Disabled
Persons, more than 125,000 New Brunswickers live with a
disability. That's more than 15% of the population. You
can learn ways to make your workplace more inclusive by
participating in Disability
Awareness Week activities, taking place May 26 -
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