Advanced Level Resources

Your organization is performing well overall – the occupational health and safety culture is strong in your workplace. You should continue to strive for occupational health and safety excellence. Follow materials tagged “Advanced” on our site and further refine your OH&S protocols and best practices. Become a safety champion.

Getting Started

What Matters Most

The most important reason for making your workplace safe is not at work at all. What's your reason?

Managing Safety

Canadian Safety Best Practices

Take your safety education and training up a notch with these resources.

Other Jobs

This activity is an easy and fun way to help keep everyone safe at work by reminding them what matters most is made possible by workplace safety.

Order Safety Materials

Get prevention and return-to-work materials mailed directly to you.

Classroom Resources

From the classroom to the workplace, these resources support learning about safety.

Health and Social Services Sectors

1,680 time-loss injuries in 2016

Safety Leadership

Injury Stats

From cities to rural communities, office towers to shop floors, factories to fishing boats, workplace injuries are all too common.

Safety Certified

Want a way to show your commitment to safety? Become WCB Safety Certified.


How do your employees interact with their work environments, and the tools they use to do their jobs? Learn more about ergonomics from WCB Nova Scotia.

Cory Nickerson

Nickerson leads by example, putting safety first by running safety drills and insisting that everyone on his vessel wear a PFD. Learn more about safety leaders in Nova Scotia.

Jean Paul Deveau

Kevin Pelley

Mainstay Awards

These awards recognize the very best practices in workplace injury prevention, as well as leadership in fostering timely and safe return to work.

About the Awards

Award Categories

Entry Checklist

How to Enter


Past Winners

Behind the Scenes

One is Too Many

Workplace Safety Strategy

This 5-year plan set out goals for a long-term vision: to make Nova Scotia one of the safest place to work in Canada.

Safety Matters Blog

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

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Workplace Health and Safety Research

Safety partners working together to explore and research healthier and safer workplaces in Nova Scotia.

The Health and Safety Assessment is based on the Organizational Performance Metric from the Institute for Work & Health

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