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


EMC – Injury Prevention Taskforce
It’s no secret that paramedics perform physically demanding, time-sensitive tasks in order to provide pre-hospital patient care, while putting their own bodies at risk. How can first responders effectively help patients, if helping means they hurt themselves?”

Using candy to reduce slips, trips and falls?
Check out this fun way to reduce the risk of slips, trips and falls.

Ticket, Huddle, PDSA, Audit - Repeat!
Ticket, Huddle, PDSA, Audit... and Repeat is part of the Achieving Kaizens Together (AKT) process that is revolutionizing safety culture within the Rosecrest Communities.

How to transform attitudes
240 staff, 136 residents, several cats, quite a few birds, and a visiting dog program come together to make up the rich and vibrant community of R. K. MacDonald Nursing Home, fondly known as the RK.

Workplace Safety is the Best Gift of All
Blog about retail worker safety during the busy holiday shopping season

Villa Acadienne
Villa Acadienne in Meteghan is getting it right

First WCB Annual Report describes worker impact of Halifax explosion
A blog on the 100th anniversary of the Halifax explosion

A Life in Three Parts
Wally Power reflects on the injury that changed his life

Empowering employees to create and innovate at Ocean View
Staff at Ocean View create new foam wedge to better care for residents

Global Ergonomics Month
A piece on Global Ergonomics Month by WCB's ergonomist