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


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.

Spring Cleaning: A Safety Checklist
As summer approaches, it’s the perfect opportunity to start getting your home or cottage ready for summer. Whether that means decluttering the closets, deep-cleaning the floors or tidying up loose odds and ends, there are ways to make sure your house gets cleaned the safe way.

Celebrate Mom by Keeping Her Safe
Your safety was your mom’s priority every step of the way. This Mother’s Day, make sure she knows that her safety matters, too.

5 Steps for Safety Leadership during NAOSH Week
Nova Scotia is becoming a safer place to work. That’s something to celebrate during NAOSH Week. But it’s also a call to action to do more.

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?”