WorkSafeNB released the 2011 Report to Stakeholders. Safety highlights:
- The estimated workplace injury frequency rate for 2011 is 3.12 per 100 FTEs, a 1% decrease from 2010 and well below the five-year average target of 3.37.
- There were four workplace fatalities in 2011 as well as five workers who died from previous years’ injuries or illnesses.
- Health and safety officers and occupational hygienists conducted 8,751 workplace inspections and wrote 6,782 orders.