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Serious About Safety


Our blog discussing workplace safety opportunities in Nova Scotia.

Safety Leaders Green Light Draft Framework

Nov. 9, 2013 - Over 30 leaders in Nova Scotia’s workplace safety community met on Tuesday, November 6 to share their thoughts and give guidance to the Workplace Safety Strategy for the next five years.

Research Supports Emerging Consultation Themes

Sept. 17, 2012 - Documents provide research support for common themes that emerged from consultation discussions earlier this year.

Bridgewater Concludes Regional Meetings

More than 30 passionate safety champions didn’t let a rain-drenched day dampen their opportunity for input in Bridgewater on June 26.

Kentville Consults on Safety Strategy

A lively group of more than 30 individuals representing a broad cross-section of stakeholders in workplace safety, met at the Old Orchard Inn near Kentville on June 25th.

Thoughts on Workplace Safety From Sydney

Thirty enthusiastic people gathered in Sydney on June 20 to talk about the opportunities that lie ahead to make workplaces in our province safer.

Workplace Safety Strategy the Talk of Truro

The first of four regional meetings to discuss the future of workplace safety in Nova Scotia, was held June 19 at the Best Western Glengarry in Truro, with 43 enthusiastic participants in attendance.

Consultation with Trucking Industry

A recent consultation with members of the trucking industry revealed that while progress has been made in leveraging technology, there are more opportunities for training, along with sharing best knowledge and best practice.

Report Underscores Focus on Safety

A recent Transportation Safety Board report is a stark reminder of the importance of our work to change the safety culture in Nova Scotia's fishing industry.

WCB Launches Back Agents Campaign

Nova Scotia is getting safer. Our province’s workplace injury rate is at a 15 year low. But we still have a lot of work to do to until workplace injuries become a thing of the past. A big part of that challenge is eliminating back injuries. Back injuries continue to hurt people, productivity and profits across Nova Scotia.

Consultations Reveal Enthusiasm to Move Workplace Safety Forward

A panel of community safety leaders responds to participants attending the first external consultation of the Workplace Safety Strategy to a packed room at the Safety Services Nova Scotia conference in March.

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