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Explore this interactive tool to see how often injuries occur, and learn some great safety tips.


Industry profile: Health Care

For health workers in acute care, continuing care, and home and community care sectors, the hazards are diverse. Learn about health care.

time-loss injuries reported in 2016
fewer injuries than in 2010

Internal responsibility system 

As an employer or a worker in Nova Scotia, you have legal rights to keep you safe on your job.

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    Posted 3 years ago
  • Global Ergonomics Month
    Posted 5 years ago
    This month draws attention to the importance of fitting the job to the worker to avoid unnecessary workplace injuries.

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Day of Mourning April 28

This April 28th, we remember the 26 coal miners who were tragically lost in the Westray Mine disaster of 1992. Allen Martin remembers his brother, Glenn, 25 years later.

Watch Glenn's story

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