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


Fishing safety campaign uses children’s artwork to drive the message home
The message of "who do you wear your PFD for" taken to fishing communities from Eastern Passage to Digby and all points in between along the province’s southwest coastline

Promoting Fishing Safety at the Wedgeport Tuna Tournament
The WCB, Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Fisheries Safety Association of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Fisheries Sector Council continue to advance the message of fishing safety in communities across Nova Scotia.

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.

Fisherman safety put first as start of lobster season delayed
The start of the 2012/2013 lobster season is delayed due to bad weather putting the safety of fisherman first.

Spotlight on fishing safety during National Drowning Prevention Week
This is National Drowning Prevention Week, a time to reinforce the need for safety while working, swimming, boating or playing near water.

Too many Nova Scotians dying in the fishing sector
Nova Scotia fishermen are 19 times more likely to be killed at work than working Nova Scotians in general, according to Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB) statistics.