Miramichi / Northeast: Worksafe Update and Discussion

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:00am Acadian Wild Blueberry (Oxford) - Bois Gagnon, NB SIG 326 Views

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          North East Region               

Worksafe NB Update and Discussion

Presentation: Mike McGovern, General Council for WorksafeNB

Event Details:

Date: Oct 16th ,2019

Time: 9:00 - noon

Location:  Acadian Wild Blueberry, 3144 Route 160 Bois-Gagnon, NB   MAP



Agenda Items:

  • 9:00 am Welcome, Introductions & EMC Update
  • Round Table – What issues are top of mind for you in your facility
  • Coffee refresh
  • Presentation: Mike McGovern, Worksafe NB
  • Questions and Round Table:
    • If you were able to attend the Worksafe NB Conference, could you share one take-away
    • Recruitement - what does it look like in you area
    • Future topics - planned and potential


Through input from members the discussion will include (but not limited to):


  • What can employers expect moving forward regarding Worksafe; rates, legislation changes, process of claim approvals, Worksafe as a resource, etc...
  • What or how is Worksafe implementing harassment and bullying at the workplace in their claims process and what is the Employers policy obligation development extent. Who investigates and determines results of complaints.
  • Medical and recreational cannabis…now edibles – what is the latest and what are the basics of a strong policy?
  • Reducing overall numbers of claims – how will the harassment and bullying at the workplace claims process impact employer cost?
  • The Employer claim appeal process …tips for better success
  • What have been the top issues or areas of focus that manufacturers should be aware of?
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