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


Cindy Porter
Cindy Porter
Cindy Porter's Blog

Dumping Day 2019 starts with a focus on safety
Dumping Day in southwestern Nova Scotia, got underway today. It was delayed by a day for safety reasons due to poor weather conditions.

Five tips to prevent injuries when moving materials at work
Here are five tips to help keep you and your colleagues safe when performing manual tasks at work.

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.

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

OH&S Twitter Chat
Workplace Safety Twitter chat with OHS Director Scott Nauss #talksafety

WCB’s Paula Arab receives Q.C. distinction
Great news about one of the WCB's esteemed Legal Counsel

Op-Ed: Signs of Sea Change in Fisheries Safety
This op-ed by Stuart MacLean appeared on page E2 of the Aug. 16, 2014 edition of The Chronicle Herald.

Are you a Pogo Jumper?
Unique jobs call for specialized training and safety precautions

Summer months most dangerous for young workers
With over forty per cent of all workplace injuries for young workers occurring during the summer months, the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB) reminds young workers and their employers to focus on workplace safety during this peak time.

National Drowning Prevention Week 2014: Spotlight on Fishing Safety
July 20 to 26 is National Drowning Prevention Week - a time to reinforce the need for safety while working or playing on or near water.