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Serious About Safety


Our blog discussing workplace safety opportunities in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Awarded With Highest Safety Honour

Nova Scotia’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal has won the Mainstay Safety Award of Excellence. Awards were presented on May 3, 2016 at the Canadian Museum of Immigration.

Workplace Safety Strategy Update

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

CANSWorks supports adult learners, construction industry

A new program called CANSWorks has been launched in Nova Scotia, offering adult learners the opportunity to earn credits required to complete Grade 12, and the skills needed to work in a variety of construction jobs and entry-level positions.

Call for Mainstay Award nominations to close January 30th

The deadline to nominate an organization or individual for a Mainstay Award is quickly approaching. On January 30th, the call for nominations will close, and judges will work to determine who will take home awards.

WCB launches updated website

A priority of the Workplace Safety Strategy is to make health and safety information more accessible and easier-to-navigate for Nova Scotia’s employers and workers. The redesigned website is helping to make that happen.

Making Safety a Priority during Small Business Week in Nova Scotia

Small to medium-sized organizations represent the vast majority of businesses in Nova Scotia, and last week, these businesses were recognized for their achievements and contribution to our Province.

Joint Initiative in Action

Finding better ways for the WCB and LAE to work together is a priority of the Workplace Safety Strategy - and some employers already like what they see.

Students Prepare For Work Terms With Focus on Safety

Students Prepare For Work Terms With Focus on Safety

Sharing Best Practices in Safety Leadership

Safety Leadership is an essential part of building a workplace safety culture in any organization.

Enhanced Safety Resources for Nova Scotia Teachers

Nova Scotia’s Workplace Safety Strategy includes specific recommendations on how to better educate and train Nova Scotians on best workplace safety practices. A number of those recommendations are being addressed through new initiatives which will be launched this year.

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