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


Skip the injuries and focus on the sales this Black Friday
If you plan on checking out the sales, be sure to keep safety top of mind – not just your own, but that of other shoppers, and especially those retail workers, many of whom will be working long hours.

Dumping Day 2019 starts with a focus on safety
Dumping Day in southwestern Nova Scotia, got underway today. It was delayed by a day for safety reasons due to poor weather conditions.

Five tips to prevent injuries when moving materials at work
Here are five tips to help keep you and your colleagues safe when performing manual tasks at work.

Potholes and Frost Heaves on Nova Scotia Roads
Both can be equally dangerous and cause damage to your car or, worse, cause an accident. During Nova Scotia’s extended spring weather, it’s important to be aware of these hazards and know how to protect yourself and your vehicle.

Becoming a Safety Hero
Kings Regional Rehabilitation Centre (KRRC) found a fun way to recognize those individuals in their organization who go the extra mile to make sure they and their co-workers are staying safe on the job.

Psychologically Healthy Workplaces - Lyne Brun, Emera
Workplaces that strive to be healthy are being challenged to look beyond traditional wellness programs that focus solely on physical wellness.

Celebrate Mom by Keeping Her Safe
Your safety was your mom’s priority every step of the way. This Mother’s Day, make sure she knows that her safety matters, too.

5 Steps for Safety Leadership during NAOSH Week
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.

EMC – Injury Prevention Taskforce
It’s no secret that paramedics perform physically demanding, time-sensitive tasks in order to provide pre-hospital patient care, while putting their own bodies at risk. How can first responders effectively help patients, if helping means they hurt themselves?”

Using candy to reduce slips, trips and falls?
Check out this fun way to reduce the risk of slips, trips and falls.