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


Beating the heat this summer
Especially after a long spring spent indoors, the summer heat has come for many as a welcome relief. The sunshine makes it easier to engage in safe and physically distanced recreational activities, like hitting the patio, tennis court, or beach.

Safety and Health Week 2020
This week, May 3 - 9, workplaces across Nova Scotia will mark Safety and Health Week without the usual in-person gatherings that help connect and remind employers and workers to make safety a top priority.

Young Workers – Getting Safety Right from the Start
School’s out, summer is in, and the warm weather is slowly coaxing cold students out from libraries and classrooms and into the workplace.

Father’s Day 2019
Pepperoni pizza master chef, pillow fort architect, pro bono driving instructor – being a Dad means going above and beyond three simple letters. Those other jobs are important. In fact, they’re the reasons we work safely during the day: to get home to those jobs that truly matter most, and the people who matter most.

Remembering William Davis
Every June 11, Nova Scotians gather to recognize Davis Day, a day recognizing miners who have died in mines across the province.

Mother's Day 2019
Safety is learned at a mother’s knee: in a hand squeeze before looking both ways and crossing the street, in a no-arguments-allowed order to walk with scissors pointing down, or in a reminder from the front seat to buckle a seatbelt.

Recognizing a safety leader: STANS
By reevaluating their approach to safety, the Society for Treatment of Autism Nova Scotia (STANS) is changing the way they provide care to Nova Scotians on the Autism spectrum.

Kings County SPCA making safety a priority for all
With a renewed commitment to education and prevention, the Kings County SPCA has made their organization a safe haven for both workers and animals alike.

Celebrating Dad, safely
No matter if you’re celebrating with breakfast in bed, a thoughtful gift or quality time together, Father’s Day is the perfect occasion to tell Dad how much he means to you.

Remembering Nova Scotia's miners
June 11 is Davis Day, an annual day of remembrance of miners who were killed on the job in Nova Scotia.