As many of you know, Mary-Lou MacDonald has recently left the helm of AWARE-NS after almost five years of leadership to the safety association for the Health and Community Services ...
The Auditor General report is out and there are numerous recommendations to the Department of Labour & Advanced Education that we should be aware of and prepared for. Section 5 “Labour and Advanced Education: Occupational Health and Safety” with the supporting recommendations on pages 15 &16 are of most interest. View Report Here
Article By: Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia Back injuries are the number one type of workplace injury in Nova Scotia. And they are 100 per cent avoidable. Over 2,000 Nova Scotians suffer a serious back injury on the job every year, accounting for 30 per cent of all lost time injuries and costing millions annually. Every single […]
Community of Safe Practice: Presentation For Tools For Life Conference from AWARE-NS
Event Postponed On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of AWARE-NS, I regret to inform you that a difficult decision has been taken to postpone our ‘Let’s Talk’ Forum. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. As you know, the intention of the Forum was to bring together representatives from government, business, unions, as well as front-line workers to […]