Workers' Compensation Safety Board of Nova Scotia

Safety and Prevention

Workplace safety is a team effort. In this section, find the tools and resources you need to help create and maintain a safe workplace. This includes interactive tools and key safety resources for employers and workers.

Know your Rights and Responsibilities

Workers, employers, service providers and the WCB all have a role to play in workplace safety.

Learn about your rights and responsibilities.

Create a Safety and Prevention Program

So, you’re ready to make your workplace safer. Now let’s make it happen with these eight simple steps.

Learn how to create a safety and prevention program.

Mainstay Awards

The Mainstay Awards set a standard in the province by recognizing excellence in workplace safety.


Learn more about the Mainstay Awards.

WCB Safety Certified

A WCB Safety Certified accreditation is issued to employers who have
passed an audit of their health and safety management system.


Learn more about becoming Safety Certified with the WCB.