Resources for adjusting work practices during COVID-19

As COVID-19 evolves, so does how many of us work. Now more than ever,  it's important to keep workplace safety top of mind. The resources and links provided below can help you and your workers keep working safely.  

Learn more about Nova Scotia's current COVID-19 public health requirements for individuals and workplaces, here

Staying Safe at Work

Depending on the sector you work in, applying COVID-19 safety requirements will present different challenges. The following resource links offer prevention resources for some of the essential services sectors who are helping to ensure the medical supplies, goods and services we need remain available throughout the pandemic.

Trucking/ Transportation

Preventing COVID-19 in the workplace - Essential Services


COVID-19: Using disinfectants for high-touch areas


COVID-19 Planning Checklist for Retailers


NS Construction Safety COVID-19 Guide for Worksites

COVID-19 - Standardized Protocols for All Canadian Construction Sites - Canadian Construction Association 

Food Services

COVID-19 Webinars, Guides and Resources for Food Services

Staying safe while working from home

Are your employees working from home? Our Office Ergonomics Resource Guide can help with organizing home workspaces to minimize hazards.

More COVID-19 Workplace Safety and Prevention Resources

Respiratory Hazards safety guidelines

COVID-19 and Mental Health @ Work

Canadian Mental Health Association of Nova Scotia's Wellness Resource Hub


If you have questions about workplace safety and applying Nova Scotia's public health directives in your workplace, contact:

NS Department of Labour and Advanced Education                                        Occupational Health and Safety Division:

Toll-free: 1-800-952-2687 (24 hours)
Halifax Metro: 902-424-5400