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Our blog discussing workplace safety opportunities in Nova Scotia.


Workplace Safety makes its debut in 2014 Halifax Index

For the first time since the Greater Halifax Partnership has published the Halifax Index, they’ve included workplace safety as a focus.

NAOSH Week kicks off with Workplace Safety Strategy Progress Update

Minister of Labour and Advanced Education, Kelley Regan and Stuart MacLean, CEO of the WCB released a progress report on the province's Workplace Safety Strategy at the kick off of North American Occupational Safety and Health Week.

Workplace injuries continue to decline in Nova Scotia

In its 2013 Annual Report the WCB reports that the province’s workplace injury rate dropped to 1.86, the lowest since WCB first began tracking this measure. The reduction in workplace injuries is a result of increased collaboration among safety partners in Nova Scotia, including government, safety associations, industry groups, employers and workers.

2013 - 2017 Workplace Safety Strategy

Consultations with stakeholders across the province form the backbone of the development of a new workplace safety strategy in Nova Scotia.

2013-2017 Workplace Safety Strategy Launched!

The 2013-2017 Workplace Safety Strategy was launched today by Public Service Commission Minister Marilyn More, on behalf of Labour and Advanced Education Minister Frank Corbett and WCB CEO Stuart MacLean at the Safety Services Nova Scotia Conference.

What Matters Most

A new campaign has been launched to remind Nova Scotian's of the most important reason to work safe.

Toward a Safer Nova Scotia – “Who do you wear your PFD for?”

Nov. 21, 2013 - "Toward a safer Nova Scotia" is a blog series discussing updates and outcomes of the Workplace Safety Strategy.

Toward a Safer Nova Scotia – 1-800 9LABOUR

Nov. 21, 2013 - "Toward a safer Nova Scotia" is a blog series discussing updates and outcomes of the Workplace Safety Strategy.

Toward a safer Nova Scotia – The Mainstay Awards

Nov. 21, 2013 - "Toward a safer Nova Scotia" is a blog series discussing updates and outcomes of the Workplace Safety Strategy.

Leadership Matters

Oct. 30, 2013 - Occupational Health and Safety leaders from around the province are gathering to learn best practices and to collaborate on moving the new Workplace Safety Strategy forward.

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