Slips, Trips & Falls

Musculoskeletal Injuries

Your Return-to-Work Program


Nova Scotia OHS Act

  • The Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety offers FREE safety training to the residences of Nova Scotia.
  • These courses are delivered, in partnership with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).
  • There are a variety of online courses to choose from- a limit of 5 courses per person, per calendar year.
  • The Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) provides resources that are available to help you make your next safety meeting engaging and informative.

Topics include:

  • Protecting your body: find out how small changes can make a big difference to reduce the most common injury in NS.
  • Tools for a safer workplace: safety education is required for all workplaces. These tools can help you get started!
  • Examples of safe and healthy workplaces begin with everyone stepping in. See where these journeys have led.
  • Order safety materials for FREE, have prevention and return-to-work materials mailed directly to you.
  • A WCB Safety Certified accreditation is issued to companies who have passed an audit of their health and safety management system. The audits are conducted by audit providers approved by the WCB to conduct WCB Safety Certified audits.
  • A WCB Safety Certified audit measures the effectiveness of a company’s health and safety management system across 22 elements.
  • The Create a Program contains eight simple steps to help you make working safe a top-of-mind concern throughout your organization.
  • The eight steps give you the basics for starting an effective and sustainable health and safety program.
  • The Small Business Safety Toolkit  provide tools for management including information on how to create a safe workplace.