Intermediate Level Resources
Your organization has been working to create an occupational health and safety culture in your workplace by preventing injuries and raising awareness of working safely. However, there are other practices and policies that may need improvement. Follow “Intermediate” tagged materials throughout our site to further increase your organization’s knowledge of health and safety practices.
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!
Canadian Safety Best Practices
Take your safety education and training up a notch with these resources.
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.
Health and Social Services Sectors
1,680 time-loss injuries in 2016
From cities to rural communities, office towers to shop floors, factories to fishing boats, workplace injuries are all too common.
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.
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
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
How to Enter
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.