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


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.

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.