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


Heather Macleod
Heather Macleod
Heather Macleod's Blog

Global Ergonomics Month
This month draws attention to the importance of fitting the job to the worker to avoid unnecessary workplace injuries.

Slips, trips and falls can be prevented: Part 2
A focus on trips, their causes and how you can prevent them in your workplace.

Sprains and Strains Most Common Workplace Injury in NS
Sprains and strains are the most common type of injury experienced by workers in Nova Scotia.

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.

2016 Mainstay Award Winners Announced
Nova Scotia’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal has won the Mainstay Safety Award of Excellence - Organization, the province’s highest workplace safety honour.

Leading a Safety Culture
Leadership is a crucial element for setting the tone in any organization.

Recognizing Everyone’s Role in Workplace Safety this NAOSH Week
What do Pratt & Whitney, CKF Inc., Acadian Seaplants, Edmonds Landscape and Construction Services Limited have in common?

Slips and Trips Can be Prevented
by guest blogger Jonathan Tyson, MASc, CPE - Relationship Manager, WCB Nova Scotia Work-related slips, trips and falls are an all too frequent cause of injuries to workers in Nova Scotia.

Workplace safety – an employer’s story
Employers and workers have a shared responsibility when it comes to preventing workplace injury.

Miners' Memorial Day
Ninety years ago, there was a desperate story reaching its breaking point in New Waterford, which started a change in our safety culture.