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Serious About Safety


Our blog discussing workplace safety opportunities in Nova Scotia.

Safety Encouraged for Start of Lobster Season

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education issued a media release to acknowledge "Dumping Day", which is the start of the Lobster season in southwestern Nova Scotia, highlighting the importance of taking all measures to stay safe at work.

Fall Federal Forum time to innovate, collaborate and share

The 2015 Fall Federal Forum brought together leaders from across the country.

Workplace Safety Strategy Update: Nova Scotia shows energy and a renewed sense of commitment towards workplace safety

Just a little over three years ago, Nova Scotia’s Workplace Safety Strategy was officially launched. In the years since, significant progress has been made.

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.

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

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.

Advancing Workplace Safety Education

Over 250 students and teachers took part in workplace safety presentations and workshops so far in 2015. These are just some of the actions taking place to further educate Nova Scotians on workplace health and safety.

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