Healthy Workplaces

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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. 

Leaders

 Working to Well

Being a leader means stepping up to protect your employees. Discover how you can continue to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and prevent injuries in the workplace. Find tools and resources to help keep the people in your workplace safe. Our Working to Well program provides tools and resources to people injured at work and employers through recovery at work or returning to work after recovering.  Check out the website to learn more about your role in enabling safe and timely returns to work.
 

Psychologically Healthy and Safe Workplaces

Risk Mapping Tool

These resources will help Nova Scotia employers improve the psychological health and safety of their workplaces. 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. 

 

Here are some other great resources:  

 

WCB Employer Webinars - Visit our YouTube channel to watch webinar recordings, and hear from our in-house experts on topics such as Psychologically Healthy and Safe Workplaces, Return to Work, Injury Prevention, and more.

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Digital Screens - If you have digital screens in your workplace, you can download and add a graphic to remind everyone about the importance of healthy workplaces.
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.  

 

  

 


WorkShift Podcast

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On a new podcast called WorkShift, WCB Nova Scotia CEO Stuart MacLean is putting workplace health and safety leaders to the mic to talk health, safety, but most of all, leadership in a world that has changed forever. Subscribe to the WorkShift podcast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify to hear important conversations.