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


Stuart MacLean honoured as Top 50 CEO
The Nova Scotia business community recognized the strategic and inspirational leadership of WCB CEO Stuart MacLean as he was named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top 50 CEOs.

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.

Workplace Safety makes its debut in 2014 Halifax Index
For the first time since the Greater Halifax Partnership began publishing the Halifax Index, workplace safety is being included.

Two winners take home Mainstay Award for Individual Safety Champion
Two winners take home Mainstay Award for Individual Safety Champion

Canada Post wins Mainstay Safety Transformation Award
For years, leaders at Canada Post’s Halifax delivery operation grappled with safety challenges centred on soft tissue injuries and an increasing number of short-term time-loss claims. The operations team in Nova Scotia realized a significant priority shift towards health and safety needed to occur across the board. Together with the WCB specialists and internal support groups, the team developed and implemented initiatives driven by its ‘5 Pillars of Success’ platform.

CarbonCure Technologies wins Mainstay Special Award for Small Business
Based in the Burnside Industrial Park, CarbonCure Technologies is an incredible example of an organization that holds up safety as its highest priority.

Individual Safety Award of Excellence goes to Eric LeFort
Eric LeFort is the Lead OH&S faculty member at the NSCC Marconi Campus and his efforts were recognized as an example of safety excellence.

CKF Inc. Takes Home 3rd Mainstay Award - This Time for Safety Excellence
In seven years, CKF Inc. of Hantsport, went from receiving its second surcharge warning to receiving Nova Scotia's highest safety honour.