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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

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.

National Drowning Prevention Week 2014: Spotlight on Fishing Safety
July 20 to 26 is National Drowning Prevention Week - a time to reinforce the need for safety while working or playing on or near water.

Congratulations Graduating Class of 2014
Safety concerns for young workers entering the workforce now that school is out.

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.

Getting Back in Action
Most people go to work in the morning and return home safely when the day is done.

The Right Gear for the Job
When working on a job, having the right tool matters.