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


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

NSLC's prevention journey
A culture of safety is created through leadership and accountability, and it’s something the NSLC has worked hard to achieve over the past five years.

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.

April 28 - Day of Mourning
WCB's CEO Stuart MacLean's comments on Day of Mourning

Stuart MacLean reflects on tragedy at sea
WCB's CEO, Stuart MacLean responds to the Miss Ally tragedy.

Twelve Days to Health Holiday Song
This song (sung to the tune of The Twelve Days of Christmas) describes how to stay safe and healthy during the holidays and all year long.

Fire Prevention at Home and Work
It’s National Fire Prevention Week in Canada, and this year's theme is: "Fire Prevention Week – Have 2 Ways Out".

WCB Named a Top Canadian Employer for Second Consecutive Year
For the second year in a row, the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB) has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. The official announcement can be found in this morning’s Globe & Mail.

WCB Rate Enhancements for 2013
The Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia recently announced a set of new rate enhancements for 2013. What can you do to change your rates?