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Safety and Health Week
May 2-8, 2021

During Safety and Health Week, we're challenging Nova Scotians to apply the same principles and resolve we've demonstrated to stop the spread of
COVID-19 to prevent all workplace injuries and illness.  

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Government of Nova Scotia: working and businesses

Guidance for employers and employees on how to keep workplaces safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Internal Responsibility System 

As an employer or a worker in Nova Scotia, you have legal rights to keep you safe on your job.

Find out what they are

Safety Matters blog posts

Safety Matters Blog

  • Use the Risk Mapping Tool to help prevent injuries in your workplace
    Posted last week
    One of the first key steps to knowing how to prevent injuries in your workplace is to understand where and why they’re happening. No matter where you work, WCB Nova Scotia’s Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Risk Mapping Tool can be used to help identify, assess, and control injury hazards to help reduce injuries.
  • Top 5 Best Practice Tips for Successful Return to Work
    Posted last week
    Workplace injury cost Nova Scotia’s economy the equivalent of 3,131 person-years of work in 2020 – a staggering statistic that underlines a call to action for workers, employers, and health care providers across the province.

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Safety and Health Week is a great time to pause and reflect on safety and return to work, and to reinforce the principles and practices that make your workplace safe. 

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