Workers' Compensation Safety Board of Nova Scotia

Workplace Safety Strategy

In March 2013, the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education released the 2013-2017 Workplace Safety Strategy.

This new strategy retains what worked from the 2003 strategy and focuses new initiatives in areas Nova Scotians identified as priorities during province-wide consultations. Extensive research, including best practice elsewhere, sharpened the focus. 

The 6 new initiatives are: 

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