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Serious About Safety


Our blog discussing workplace safety opportunities in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia fishing group makes major investment in safety

A Nova Scotia fishing group is making a major investment in the safety, purchasing 1,038 PFDs for 519 fishermen – a purchase valued at over $230,000.

Why Education Matters

Panelists from the 2015 Leadership Matters event talk about the importance of workplace safety education.

Safe Resident Handling and Mobility – IT TAKES A TEAM

Leadership showcased at The MacLeod Group.

Facing the Challenges Ahead

Leadership Matters Panelists talk about moving forward with Workplace Safety.

Free Eye-Safety Workshops Offered Across Nova Scotia

For the second year in a row, the Workers’ Compensation Board, the Department of Labour and Advanced Education, and the Nova Scotia Community College are working with trainers from the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) to deliver eye-safety workshops, an initiative of the province’s Workplace Safety Strategy.

New safety quiz launched for Nova Scotia’s students

Schools across NS are continuing to see their workplace H&S resources with the launch of the Safe@MyJob2 quiz

Teamwork and collaboration key factors in MacLeod Group’s success

The following is the first of two blog posts on The MacLeod Group’s approach to Safe Resident Handling and Mobility. The posts are written by WCB Nova Scotia's Louise Barker, a Health & Social Services Relationship Manager

Workplace safety essential to growing, sustaining business in Nova Scotia

On November 9th a group of prominent Nova Scotia leaders discussed the vital role of workplace safety in growing and sustaining a prosperous Nova Scotia at the Leadership Matters 2015: A Workplace Safety CEO Summit.

Keeping Young Workers Safe on the Job

Last week, OHS officers conducted a safety education blitz at 109 retail, service, and fast food businesses, targeting young workers to explain their rights and responsibilities under the OHS Act.

Small Businesses, Big Ideas, Brighter Future

The overwhelming majority of businesses in this province are small businesses, and they employ almost half of all our workers.

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Working together to develop a 2013-2017
Workplace Safety Strategy for Nova Scotia