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Partners in Workplace Safety

Canadian Workers' Compensation Boards and Commissions

American Workers' Compensation Boards, Commissions and Funds

Work Safe. For Life. - Take the pledge to become a Back Protection Agent, avoid sprains and strains with our online quiz, interact with the Back Protection and Body of Evidence apps, download workplace safety videos, and much more.

MyAccount - Convenient, 24/7 online account access for employers including up-to-the-minute tracking of claims and prevention information.

Health and Safety 101- Designed specifically for young workers, the site uses virtual hosts, audio and video stories, examples, simulations and games that appeal to young workers.

Passport to Safety -  An extensive occupational health and safety tool for young workers. Upon passing, it results in a certificate that can be used by young workers when applying for jobs.

Young Workers' Zone (from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety) - Stay safe and well as you venture into the workforce, with the help of this resource for young workers, their parents, their teachers, and their employers. Learn about your rights, apply for a scholarship, look for jobs, get free advice about safety issues at your work, and much more.

Workplace Safety and Insurance System (WSIS) - includes workers, employers, the agencies—Workers’ Advisers Program (WAP), Workers’ Compensation Appeals Tribunal (WCAT), Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB)—and others who provide services in the System.

Workplace Safety Strategy - The Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education have developed the province’s 2013-2017 workplace safety strategy.

Workers' Advisers Program (WAP) - A legal clinic that is funded by the provincial government offering services to injured workers.

Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal (WCAT) - An independent tribunal which hears and decides appeals from final decisions of the Workers' Compensation Board.

Threads of Life - Helping families affected by workplace fatalities,life-altering injuries and occupational disease along their journey of healing.

Office of the Employer Advisor - Assists businesses or associations through advocacy, advice, navigation assistance and training with the end goal of developing a healthy and safe workplace.

Office of the Worker Counsellor - Offers advice and assistance to injured workers and their family members on all aspects of workers' compensation in the province.