Overall Health and Safety

For Safety and Health Week, May 6-11, we’ve gathered some of our best prevention and return-to-work resources together into one convenient spot for workers and employers to find what they need to create safe and healthy workplaces. 

Safety Leadership - Leaders set the tone in any organization - they establish the kind of employer an organization will be. Regardless of the industry or the size of the company, everyone can play a role in promoting safety. How will you lead your workplace in safety?
Working to Well - A workplace injury can lead to physical, emotional and financial challenges for workers and their families. Learn more about your role in helping people injured at work stay connected to work if they are injured.
Risk Mapping Tool - Great safety leaders take a proactive approach to identifying risks in their own workplace to prevent injuries before they happen. Our Risk Mapping Tool can be used in any workplace to help identify, assess, and control injury hazards. 
Workplace Safety Kits - Creating a culture of safety in your workplace is one of the most important responsibilities as a leader. Use these Workplace Safety Kits to remind employees why they work safely at moments when a reminder has the most impact.  
Workplace Posters - Specific to your industry, these posters are designed to remind team members about safe work best-practices for specific tasks, and why working safely is important.  
Slips, Trips, Falls - Slips, trips, and falls are a major cause of injury in Nova Scotia workplaces. Knowing the hazards can help you take steps to prevent them.  
Musculoskeletal Injuries - 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.   
Safety Matters Blog - Read blogs discussing workplace safety opportunities in Nova Scotia and around the world. 


Safe + Secure E-newsletter - Sign up to receive the latest safety, prevention and return-to-work information and resources, straight to your inbox.   
Young Workers - Check out our young worker hub for a compilation of some of our best tips and prevention resources for young workers, including videos, discussion guides, workplace kits and much more.  


Employer Toolkit

Find downloadable graphics, content suggestions and other resources to help demonstrate your commitment to creating a healthy workplace.