Automotive / Retail Gasoline

Safety level

2022 infographic of time-loss injuries in the automotive industry

The automotive and retail gasoline industry in Nova Scotia covers everything from retail gasoline sales, auto part shops, and auto repair/maintenance services.

The following workplace hazards are common in the automotive and retail gasoline industry:

  • Chemical hazards
  • Fire hazards
  • Electrical hazards
  • Musculoskeletal injuries (sprains/strains)
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Noise Exposure
  • Workplace Violence

Use the OH&S Risk Mapping Tool for injury prevention to identify and mitigate these risks.