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


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.

WCB Rate Enhancements for 2013
The Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia recently announced a set of new rate enhancements for 2013. What can you do to change your rates?

The Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia has a lot to tweet!
The Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia’s Twitter account (@worksafeforlife) has launched! Managed by our Communications Department, it will be used as a communications tool and outreach channel to reach and engage with our stakeholders.

Stand up against bullying day
Today is Stand up Against Bullying Day in Nova Scotia schools. See one teenager's message to stop bullying.