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Our blog discussing workplace safety opportunities in Nova Scotia.


Safety is everyone's responsibility

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

Workplace Safety an ongoing "evolution" at Pratt & Whitney

When Pratt & Whitney won the province’s highest workplace safety honour, the Mainstay Safety Award of Excellence, Organization, they asked long-time employee and safety advocate Stephen Boudreau to help accept the award.

New Plan to Improve Fishing Safety

On June 4, in Eastern Passage, fishermen, industry and government released a plan aimed at making Nova Scotia’s commercial fishing industry safer.

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.

Rebate pilot program continues to support a strong safety culture in construction and trucking

Rebate cheques worth nearly $1.34 million were issued by the WCB this year to construction and trucking firms who qualified for the Practice Incentive Rebate Program in 2014.

Workplace Safety Toolkit Launched for Nova Scotia’s Small Businesses

Small Businesses in Nova Scotia now have a detailed and supportive resource to help them achieve a healthier and safer workplace.

Educating on Safety

For the last 80 years, Nova Scotia has celebrated Education Week, which honouring educators who guide our young people into adulthood, and help prepare them to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.

Workplace Safety Strategy Update

Read stories from Nova Scotians about the progress being made on the Workplace Safety Strategy.

Workplace Safety Strategy Progress

On March 23, over 650 workers, employers, safety leaders and government officials from across the province came together to discuss workplace safety at the Annual Safety Services Nova Scotia Workplace Health and Safety Conference.

Free sessions on eye protection

Work-related eye injury and vision loss significantly impacts Canadian families, businesses and communities every year.

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