From the Strategy:
Leaders must emerge from all sectors and throughout all levels of organizations to champion and advocate safe workplaces. 

Progress Highlights

  • Leadership Matters events
  • Leadership culture change video (As of Dec 2018, nearly 100,000 views)
  • Supported employer-led creation of Nova Scotia Leadership Charter
  • Workplace safety evaluation tool at worksafeforlife.ca
  • Joint prioritization of workplace focus and visits (Joint Workplace Initiative)
  • Annual Small and Medium Enterprises workshops
  • Sponsorship of key sector led events: Safety Services NS annual conference, NAOSH week, Cape Breton Safety Symposium
  • FishSafeNS and Fisheries Sector Council implementing Fishing Safety Now
  • Support for AwareNS to lead development and implementation of a health care strategy
  • Collaboration with Construction Safety Association for Target Zero, creation of a new funding formula for Nova Scotia Construction Safety Association (NSCSA) and other initiatives
  • Support and contribute to Strategic Safety Advisory Committee to Farm Safety Nova Scotia
  • Support sectors to develop new safety association such as Occupational Diving industry


Leadership | Safety Culture | Education and Training | Small and Medium Enterprises | Inspection and Enforcement | Performance Management and Measurement