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Achievement in workplace health and safety will be recognized by
the Department of Labour and representatives of the Nova Scotia
Construction Safety Association at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 20,
in an award ceremony in the Red Room, Province House.

Deputy Minister Gordon Gillis will present construction safety
officer awards to safety professionals and certificates of
recognition to a number of Nova Scotian employers. The creation
of a scholarship recognizing safety and risk reduction in the
engineering field will also be announced.

For the past number of years, the provincial government and the
Nova Scotia Construction Safety Association (NSCSA) have been
involved in a successful partnership to promote sound workplace
safety practices in the province's construction industry.


Contact: Ian MacLean        902-423-0066

         Jennifer MacIsaac  902-424-4680 or 902-424-3219

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