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It might be surprising but, even the smallest employers have obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act of New Brunswick.
Safety is always top priority for employees and customers, but sometimes employers don't know what policies and procedures are needed in their business. In New Brunswick failure to comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act can be charged as an offence. Business owners found liable could be subjected to a fine up to $250,000, six months in prison or both.
New Brunswick Occupational Health and Safety requirements differ depending on the number of employees employed by a business or level of risk of your business. This includes multiple locations.
Every employer needs the following to be compliant:
In addition to the above list, you have further requirements based on number of employees you have.
Where can I get help with Occupational Health and Safety compliance?
If you are a member that is easy: contact Business Resources and we will provide you the templates and policies that you need.
WorksafeNB also has resources to help employers meet the needs of Occupational Health and Safety. You can call them at: 1-800-222-9775.