Beginning Level Resources
You’re taking the first steps to creating a culture of occupational health and safety in your workplace. Follow “Beginning” tagged material throughout our site and start to minimize the risk of injury in your workplace.
Create a Program
Employee Rights & Responsibilities
Employee responsibilities including doing everything possible to protect the safety of yourself and others in the workplace, reporting anything that might be dangerous…
Slips, Trips & Falls
Slips, trips, and falls are a major cause of injury in Nova Scotia workplaces. Know the hazards and take steps to prevent them.
Sprains, strains and other soft tissue injuries are the most common type of workplace injury in Nova Scotia. Small changes can make a big difference.
For Young Workers
Young workers make great employees, but don't always have the workplace experience to know what could hurt them. Find tips to keep them safe at work.
Tools for Young Workers
These great tools from WCB Nova Scotia can help you get the safety conversation started with young workers in your workplace.
Employer Checklists & Resources
Having the right tools for the job helps safety learning become safety action!
For Young Workers
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.
From the classroom to the workplace, these resources support learning about safety.
Some of the main employer responsibilities under the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act are to provide a safe workplace, ensure training on how to…
Supervisors, It's your Job
Employers need to work with their supervisors to show and practice ongoing commitment to safety of young workers. Learn more from WCB Nova Scotia.
Order a Safety Sticks Kit - it's designed to help prevent young worker injuries by opening up a dialogue about workplace safety, from WCB Nova Scotia.
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
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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