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


We All Have a Role to Play in Workplace Safety
Creating a safety culture in Nova Scotia has been an important part of the conversation during NAOSH Week.

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.

Keeping Young Workers Safe
NAOSH Week is an important reminder about the importance of creating a safety culture in Nova Scotia’s workplaces.

Celebrating Safety Leadership with the Mainstay Awards
An exciting part of the North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week in Nova Scotia this year is the Mainstay Awards. The Mainstay Awards recognize the individuals, organizations, labour groups and employers whose efforts have helped make Nova Scotia a safer place to work

Ergonomic Solutions Make Economic Sense
Ergonomic solutions seek to fit the job to the worker.

5 Steps for Safety Leadership in Your Workplace
Nova Scotia is becoming a safer place to work. That’s something to celebrate during NAOSH Week. But it’s also a call to action to do more.

New program supports safe and timely return to work
The Centralized Surgical Services Program will help workers who are off work due to a workplace injury get speedier access to the surgical services they need to make a safe and timely return to their regular activities.

Spring ahead, don't fall asleep
Tips on how to work safely following Daylight Savings Time.

Chronicle Herald Op-Ed: Our risk-running culture on high seas must change
This op-ed from Stuart MacLean about fishing safety in Nova Scotia appeared on page A13 in the Feb. 26 edition of the Chronicle Herald.