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WorkShift Podcast: New Approaches for Safer Workplaces with MJ MacDonald

In the face of new challenges in the workforce, leaders are being asked to do more today to ensure their workplaces are more physically and mentally safer than ever before.

In episode six of the WorkShift podcast, former WCB CEO Stuart MacLean talks to MJ MacDonald, CEO of Construction Safety Nova Scotia about how leaders are leaning in to address our new workplace realities, and developing innovative approaches to help them face these challenges.

How do we ensure our skilled workers are healthy and safe at work? How do we have employees return to work in a meaningful way? How do we attract new workers with innovative technology on the rise?

Be sure to follow WorkShift, a podcast from WCB Nova Scotia that shares stories and insights about how to build and maintain a healthy, safe and successful workplace.

About MJ MacDonald

Driven by a passion for workplace health and safety, MJ MacDonald is forging a new path for safety in the construction sector. She has worked as a senior leader in the public and private sectors for three decades. Two years into her role as CEO at Construction Safety, she has led the organization in the development of its new strategic plan.

About WorkShift

On WorkShift, we're putting leaders in workplace safety on the mic to talk health, safety, but most of all, leadership in a world that has changed forever. Hear the stories behind their successes, and their failures, and how they’re meeting the same challenges you may be facing. 

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