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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

When the clocks fall back
The impact of the fall time change on health.

October: Focus on sprains and strains
Musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs): a big term for a major type of workplace injury, often caused when the work doesn’t fit the worker.

Top 5 Best Practice Tips for Successful Return to Work
Workplace injury cost Nova Scotia’s economy the equivalent of 3,131 person-years of work in 2020 – a staggering statistic that underlines a call to action for workers, employers, and health care providers across the province.

Supporting Psychologically Healthy and Safe Workplaces
A spotlight on mental health has been emerging in recent years, but this past year has certainly raised the importance of taking care of each other from a psychological health and wellness perspective.

Set the tone for safety
Leaders set the tone in any organization, especially when it comes to workplace safety.

Trucking safety during COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the important role trucking and transportation play in our daily lives. What truckers and employers need to know.

Working safely during the Coronavirus pandemic
Adjusting to the new realities brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has meant big changes for just about every workplace in Nova Scotia. We can help.

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.