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Nova Scotia’s highest honours in workplace health and safety were handed out today at the sixth annual Mainstay Awards by the Minister of Labour and Advanced Education Kelly Regan and Workers’ Compensation Board CEO Stuart MacLean. The awards recognize the very best practices in the prevention of workplace injury, as well as leadership in fostering timely and safe return to work. A total of 10 awards were presented in the program’s eight categories.
Linda Corkum (Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association) – Safety Award of Excellence, Individual
Kohltech International Limited - Safety Transformation
The Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation - Special Award for Small Business
Shawn Taylor (Halifax Water) - Individual Safety Champion
Hussman Canada - Employer Safety Champion
The Shaw Group Limited - Employer Safety Champion
Cumberland Health Authority - Employer Return to Work Champion
Canada Post Corporation - Employer Return to Work Champion
Conrad LeLièvre (Engineers Nova Scotia)- Health and Safety Educator
The Mainstay Awards program is sponsored by the Department of Labour and Advanced Education and the WCB. The Awards honour companies and individuals who have demonstrated strong commitment and significant contribution to building a strong culture of workplace safety in Nova Scotia. To learn more about the Mainstay Awards, visit mainstayawards.ca.