Sept. 1: Safe Waste Collection Initiative Began
WorkSafeNB announced Safe Waste Collection, a two-year initiative designed to improve safety culture, and reduce the frequency and severity of injuries for workers in the industry. The initiative has several components, including increased education and focused compliance activities. WorkSafeNB consultants will also meet waste collection employers one-on-one to help them improve their OHS practices. And in spring 2016, WorkSafeNB will begin inspections of mobile equipment and facilities of employers in the industry.