Health & Safety in the Workplace

Safe workplaces are created by people who care. Your health and safety in the workplace are protected by Nova Scotia’s Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations.

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education are a key part of Nova Scotia’s Workplace Safety and Insurance System. Their staff promote, coordinate, administer and enforce occupational health and safety for you.

Here are some resources that will help you learn more about workplace safety:

Workers Compensation Board of  Nova Scotia

The Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB) is the province’s provider of workplace injury insurance. They inform and inspire Nova Scotians in the prevention of workplace injury, but when it occurs, they support those whose lives it touches, and assist with a timely and safe return to work. They also provide caring, compassionate support in the case of  workplace tragedies. 

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Last Modified: May 19, 2021