Government of New Brunswick

In an ongoing effort to improve safety for workers and the travelling public on DTI Highway work, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure has implemented the following Trucker Safety Program:

Operators of private trucks are required to complete the following basic safety training in order to haul materials on DTI Highways projects and contracts:

  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Orientation
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Training
  • Work Area Traffic Control Manual (WATCM) Awareness Training

OHS and WHMIS training courses are available from:

New Brunswick Construction Safety Association (NBCSA)
Miramichi, NB
Phone 1-877-382-7233

Safety Services New Brunswick (SSNB)
Fredericton, NB
Phone 1-877-762-7233 

Association of Safety and Health Consultants and Trainers (ASHCAT)

H. Pickard and Associates
Fredericton, NB
Phone 1-888-892-7888 

Eastern Construction Safety
Fredericton, NB
Phone 506-260-1828

 Operators will be required to have the required driver’s licence for the type of truck they are operating and will be required to perform daily pre-trip inspections.

For further information, contact the DTI Construction Branch at 506-453-5711.