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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