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Safety Matters


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

Working safely in retail during the holidays
While many workplaces slow down around the December holidays, things for workers in the retail sector are as busy as they’ll get all year.

Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holiday season get in the way of safety
To help make sure safety on the job doesn’t take a back seat, we’re sharing some quick tips to help ensure you have a safe and ergonomically friendly holiday season.

Skip the injuries and focus on the sales this Black Friday
If you plan on checking out the sales, be sure to keep safety top of mind – not just your own, but that of other shoppers, and especially those retail workers, many of whom will be working long hours.

Spring Cleaning: A Safety Checklist
As summer approaches, it’s the perfect opportunity to start getting your home or cottage ready for summer. Whether that means decluttering the closets, deep-cleaning the floors or tidying up loose odds and ends, there are ways to make sure your house gets cleaned the safe way.

Workplace Safety is the Best Gift of All
Blog about retail worker safety during the busy holiday shopping season

Fire Safety Week a reminder to hear the beep where you sleep
October 4-10 is Fire Prevention Week - a perfect time to check smoke alarms as well as create and practice home fire-escape plans.

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

Summer Water Safety
July 20-28 is National Drowning Prevention Week. Learn tips to enjoy the water safely this summer.

Working safely while Pregnant
Tips for women to work safely during pregnancy

Toward a Safer Future
A message from WCB-NS CEO Stuart MacLean

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