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Serious About Safety


Our blog discussing workplace safety opportunities in Nova Scotia.

Author: Sarah Reeves

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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

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.

30 NS CEOs sign groundbreaking health & safety charter

On October 8th, 30 top executives from across Nova Scotia committed to do all they can to make Nova Scotia the safest place to work and live in Canada.

Steps for Safety – Preventing Workplace Violence

Blog from Health & Social Services Workplace Consultant Louise Barker

Learning to swim increases safety around water

Nova Scotians are reminded that learning to swim is one way to increase safety in and around water.

Education from Day 1

Conrad LeLièvre, an engineer and Safety Coordinator with CBCL Ltd., has dedicated a large portion of his career to enhancing workplace safety at every organization he’s been employed.

Safety is everyone's responsibility

At the 2015 Mainstay Awards gala luncheon, Cumberland Health Authority received one of two Return to Work Champion awards.

Team Nova Scotia earns 19 medals at Skills Canada National Competition

The 21th annual Skills Canada National Competition came to a close last week in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This year, Nova Scotia was represented in 40 competition areas, including aerospace technology, baking, carpentry, IT software solutions for business, and many more.

Workers encouraged to be safe this summer

Sharing information, raising awareness and checking compliance with workplace safety rules were the goals of a provincewide inspection blitz conducted last week of almost 80 residential and commercial businesses.

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Workplace Safety Strategy for Nova Scotia