News releases from Workers' Compensation Board (Page 1)

Improved Access to PTSD Benefits Begin Next Week

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

Beginning Oct. 26, it will be easier for frontline and emergency response workers with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) to access workers’ compensation benefits.

Nova Scotians Honour Workers and Families on Day of Mourning

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

Nova Scotians will honour workers killed or injured on the job at Day of Mourning ceremonies across the province today, April 28.

Nova Scotians Pay Tribute to Workers and Families

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

Nova Scotians will pay tribute to workers who died on the job or from work related injuries at Day of Mourning ceremonies across the province today, April 28.

Un nouveau plan pour améliorer la sécurité des pêches

Workers' Compensation Board / Fisheries and Aquaculture / Labour and Advanced Education

Les pêcheurs, l’industrie et le gouvernement ont rendu public aujourd’hui, 4 juin, à Eastern Passage, un plan pour accroître la sécurité dans l’industrie de la pêche commerciale en Nouvelle-Écosse.

New Plan to Improve Fishing Safety

Labour and Advanced Education / Fisheries and Aquaculture / Workers' Compensation Board

Fishermen, industry and government released a plan today, June 4, in Eastern Passage, aimed at making Nova Scotia's commercial fishing industry safer.

On encourage les travailleurs à faire preuve de prudence cet été

Workers' Compensation Board / Labour and Advanced Education

On rappelle aux Néo-Écossais que la sécurité doit être leur priorité au travail cet été.

Workers Encouraged to be Safe This Summer

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

Nova Scotians are reminded to make safety a top priority on the job this summer.

Nova Scotians to Pay Tribute to Workers and Families

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

Nova Scotians will gather at Day of Mourning ceremonies across the province today, April 28, to pay tribute to those who have died or were injured on the job.

Spotlight on Workplace Safety

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

More young people are learning about workplace safety, fewer workers are being injured on the job, and more high-risk industries are becoming safer.

Nova Scotia's Leaders Called on to Improve Workplace Safety

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

Workplace safety not only protects workers, it is also good business, and that is good for Nova Scotia.

Fishermen Urged to Make Safety a Priority

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

As lobster season gets underway in southwest Nova Scotia Friday, Nov. 28, fishermen are reminded to practice safety and monitor weather and marine forecasts while at sea.

Les élèves se préparent aux stages professionnels en pensant à la sécurité

Workers' Compensation Board / Labour and Advanced Education / Education and Early Childhood Development

Matt Williams, élève de 11e année à l'école secondaire Citadel, est l'un des presque 5 000 élèves néo-écossais qui recevront cette année une formation en cours d'emploi dans le cadre de programmes d'enseignement coopératif et d'autres cours.

Students Prepare For Work Terms With Focus on Safety

Labour and Advanced Education / Education and Early Childhood Development / Workers' Compensation Board

Grade 11 Citadel High School student Matt Williams is one of almost 5,000 students across Nova Scotia who will be getting on-the-job training this year as a part of co-operative education and other courses.

Nova Scotians Pay Tribute to Workers

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

Nova Scotians will remember those who died or were injured on the job during National Day of Mourning ceremonies today, April 28, across the province.

Le Plan d’action sur la sécurité dans les pêches tracera une route plus sûre

Workers' Compensation Board / Labour and Advanced Education

Les pêcheurs, leurs familles et les collectivités sont invités à contribuer à la formation de l’Alliance pour la sécurité en mer et à l’élaboration du Plan d’action sur la sécurité dans les pêches afin de réduire le nombre de décès et d’améliorer la sécurité dans les pêches.

Fishing Safety Action Plan to Chart a Safer Course

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

Fishermen, their families, and communities are invited to help form the Safe at Sea Alliance and develop a Fishing Safety Action Plan to reduce fatalities and improve fishing safety.

Safety Training Reduces Workplace Eye Injuries

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

Nova Scotian employers and employees are reducing workplace eye injuries by participating in interactive training.

Awareness Campaign Encourages Safe Workplaces, So Workers Come Home Safely

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

A new campaign will remind workers and employers across the province about the most important reasons for making workplaces safe.

Community Leaders Work Together on Safer Workplaces

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

Community leaders are coming together to continue to make Nova Scotia the safest place to work in the country.

Summer Awareness Campaign Promotes PFD Use

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

A new campaign is reminding fishermen across the province about the importance of wearing a lifejacket while at sea.