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


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.

Sun Awareness Week: Prevent skin cancer on the job
It’s Sun Awareness Week and with the days getting longer and brighter, it’s time to remember why we should stay safe in the sun...

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.

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

OH&S Twitter Chat
Workplace Safety Twitter chat with OHS Director Scott Nauss #talksafety

Stuart MacLean honoured as Top 50 CEO
The Nova Scotia business community recognized the strategic and inspirational leadership of WCB CEO Stuart MacLean as he was named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top 50 CEOs.

Op-Ed: Signs of Sea Change in Fisheries Safety
This op-ed by Stuart MacLean appeared on page E2 of the Aug. 16, 2014 edition of The Chronicle Herald.

Are you a Pogo Jumper?
Unique jobs call for specialized training and safety precautions

Summer months most dangerous for young workers
With over forty per cent of all workplace injuries for young workers occurring during the summer months, the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB) reminds young workers and their employers to focus on workplace safety during this peak time.

Workplace Safety makes its debut in 2014 Halifax Index
For the first time since the Greater Halifax Partnership began publishing the Halifax Index, workplace safety is being included.