Body of Evidence
Slips, Trips & Falls
Sprains, strains and other soft tissue injuries are the most common type of workplace injury in Nova Scotia. Small changes can make a big difference.
Musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs): a big term for a major type of workplace injury in Nova Scotia.
How do your employees interact with their work environments, and the tools they use to do their jobs? Learn more about ergonomics from WCB Nova Scotia.
Back injuries are the #1 type of workplace injury in Nova Scotia - and they are 100% avoidable. Become a Back Protection Agent.
Videos are an excellent way to begin the conversation about safety in your workplace and can lead to a safer workplace.
What Matters Most Quiz
Test your knowledge of workplace safety. Both workers and employers can take the What Matters Most quiz.
For Young Workers
Young workers make great employees, but don't always have the workplace experience to know what could hurt them. Find tips to keep them safe at work.
Supervisors, It's your Job
Employers need to work with their supervisors to show and practice ongoing commitment to safety of young workers. Learn more from WCB Nova Scotia.
Tools for Young Workers
These great tools from WCB Nova Scotia can help you get the safety conversation started with young workers in your workplace.
Order a Safety Sticks Kit - it's designed to help prevent young worker injuries by opening up a dialogue about workplace safety, from WCB Nova Scotia.
Industry Stats and Tips
PWI Safety Survey
Employer Checklists & Resources
Having the right tools for the job helps safety learning become safety action!
Leaders set the tone for workplace safety. They begin and continue conversations that create safe work environments. Be a leader.
These awards recognize the very best practices in workplace injury prevention, as well as leadership in fostering timely and safe return to work.
Canadian Safety Best Practices
Take your safety education and training up a notch with these resources.
What Matters Most
The most important reason for making your workplace safe is not at work at all. What's your reason?
Behind the Scenes
One is Too Many
Questions to Ask Your Kid
For Young Workers
Order Safety Materials
Get prevention and return-to-work materials mailed directly to you.
For Post-Secondary Educators
Is workplace health and safety being discussed in your classroom? We can help.
1,680 time-loss injuries in 2016
523 time-loss injuries in 2016
628 time-loss injuries in 2016
625 time-loss injuries in 2016
90 time-loss injuries in 2016
Automotive / Retail Gasoline
101 time-loss injuries in 2016
126 time-loss injuries in 2016
21 time-loss injuries in 2016
Workplace Safety Strategy
This 5-year plan set out goals for a long-term vision: to make Nova Scotia one of the safest place to work in Canada.
Safety Matters Blog
Our blog discussing workplace safety opportunities in Nova Scotia and around the world.
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