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Our blog discussing workplace safety opportunities in Nova Scotia and around the world.


Mother's Day 2019
Safety is learned at a mother’s knee: in a hand squeeze before looking both ways and crossing the street, in a no-arguments-allowed order to walk with scissors pointing down, or in a reminder from the front seat to buckle a seatbelt.

Potholes and Frost Heaves on Nova Scotia Roads
Both can be equally dangerous and cause damage to your car or, worse, cause an accident. During Nova Scotia’s extended spring weather, it’s important to be aware of these hazards and know how to protect yourself and your vehicle.

Becoming a Safety Hero
Kings Regional Rehabilitation Centre (KRRC) found a fun way to recognize those individuals in their organization who go the extra mile to make sure they and their co-workers are staying safe on the job.

Psychologically Healthy Workplaces - Lyne Brun, Emera
Workplaces that strive to be healthy are being challenged to look beyond traditional wellness programs that focus solely on physical wellness.

Recognizing a safety leader: STANS
By reevaluating their approach to safety, the Society for Treatment of Autism Nova Scotia (STANS) is changing the way they provide care to Nova Scotians on the Autism spectrum.

Kings County SPCA making safety a priority for all
With a renewed commitment to education and prevention, the Kings County SPCA has made their organization a safe haven for both workers and animals alike.

Celebrating Dad, safely
No matter if you’re celebrating with breakfast in bed, a thoughtful gift or quality time together, Father’s Day is the perfect occasion to tell Dad how much he means to you.

Remembering Nova Scotia's miners
June 11 is Davis Day, an annual day of remembrance of miners who were killed on the job in Nova Scotia.

Lyme disease in Nova Scotia: Ticking the boxes for safety
This summer, Lyme disease high risk areas have doubled across Nova Scotia. Learn how to keep you and your pets safe.

Sun Awareness Week: Choosing the right sunscreen
As National Sun Safety Week comes to a close, we're keeping health at the forefront of our summer plans.