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Safety Matters


Our blog discussing workplace safety opportunities in Nova Scotia and around the world.

Top 5 Best Practice Tips for Successful Return to Work
Workplace injury cost Nova Scotia’s economy the equivalent of 3,131 person-years of work in 2020 – a staggering statistic that underlines a call to action for workers, employers, and health care providers across the province.

Working to Recovery
The best workplace injury is one that never happens in the first place, but when people are hurt on the job, it takes a team of people to help them recover.

Getting Back in Action
Most people go to work in the morning and return home safely when the day is done.

New program supports safe and timely return to work
The Centralized Surgical Services Program will help workers who are off work due to a workplace injury get speedier access to the surgical services they need to make a safe and timely return to their regular activities.

Celebrating Workplace Safety with Capital District Health Authority - Organizational Health Department
We're celebrating previous Mainstay Award winners! Read their success stories, get inspired, and apply for your Mainstay Award today. The nomination period closes Jan. 15, 2014.

Safety is a Worthwhile Investment
WCB CEO Stuart MacLean's thoughts on the 2014 Employer Rates and the benefits of investing in safety.

Morgan Stobbe is a return-to-work success story
96% of injured workers in Nova Scotia return to their pre-injury employment in a relatively short period of time. When the injury is more serious, it takes commitment and collaboration to help the worker return safely.

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