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


Let's Talk - 10 ways to create a mentally healthy workplace
Feb. 12th is Bell Canada's "Let's Talk" day to raise awareness and funding for Canadian mental health programs. Learn how you can participate and contribute.

WCB Employees give back to their community
In 2012, employees of the WCB gave their time and money to many organizations in Nova Scotia.

Injured workers have direct access to chiropractors for strains and sprains
As of January 1, 2013, injured workers in Nova Scotia have more choices about where to seek assessment services for their soft-tissue injuries.

Working safely while Pregnant
Tips for women to work safely during pregnancy

Improving Safety through Employee Engagement
The link between improved health and safety outcomes and employee engagement

Twelve Days to Health Holiday Song
This song (sung to the tune of The Twelve Days of Christmas) describes how to stay safe and healthy during the holidays and all year long.

Workplace Safety Strategy - The Next Five Years
The final 2013-2017 Workplace Safety Strategy will be released in early 2013. It will help guide Nova Scotia as we work toward eliminating workplace injuries, and becoming the safest place to work in Canada.

Fisherman safety put first as start of lobster season delayed
The start of the 2012/2013 lobster season is delayed due to bad weather putting the safety of fisherman first.

Toward a Safer Future
A message from WCB-NS CEO Stuart MacLean