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


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

Don't Let Winter Bring You Down
Combine slippery surfaces with gravity and our species’ generally upright posture, it’s little wonder that the forces of nature conspire to bring us tumbling down from time to time.

National Skilled Trades and Technology Week Celebrates the History and Importance of the Skilled Trades in Canada
Check out information on events happening this week in your community.

Fall time change = fewer workplace injuries?
We know that the spring time change has a negative impact on workplace injuries, but what about the fall time change?

Boo! Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween is just days away. Get prepared with some great safety tips.

Young Worker Safety
Keeping the conversation going to keep young workers safe on the job.

Fire Prevention at Home and Work
It’s National Fire Prevention Week in Canada, and this year's theme is: "Fire Prevention Week – Have 2 Ways Out".

WCB Named a Top Canadian Employer for Second Consecutive Year
For the second year in a row, the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB) has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. The official announcement can be found in this morning’s Globe & Mail.