WCB Nova Scotia: Safety and Health Week 2024 – Focus on Psychological Health

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From May 6-11, employers, workers, and safety partners across the province are focused on the importance of safe and healthy workplaces for Safety and Health Week. Brought to you by Health and Safety Professionals Canada, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety and Thre
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WCB Nova Scotia welcomes Gaëtan Boudreau as first-ever Chief Technology Officer

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It’s a big week for WCB Nova Scotia. That’s because the WCB’s first-ever Chief Technology Officer, Gaëtan Boudreau has arrived, bringing a wealth of experience guiding teams and organizations through transformative technological change. Gaëtan joins the WCB having successfully served
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New Workplace Violence and Harassment prevention materials now available

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As WCB Nova Scotia prepares to deliver service for gradual onset psychological injury this September, we’re also helping workplaces prepare, by offering monthly webinars (see a recording of our latest webinar), an e-newsletter (sign up to receive it) and by adding more tools and resou
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WCB Nova Scotia launches new Strategic Plan with commitment to protect more

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(Halifax, NS)  – With new leadership, a new vision and improving and much more financial stability than ever before, WCB Nova Scotia is setting out to protect more Nova Scotians and more workplaces through a bold, ambitious and optimistic strategic plan that aims to become one of the
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New tools and awareness campaign to help keep care providers safe in the workplace

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Homes, facilities, and communities across Nova Scotia are workplaces for home care and long-term care providers. And, new tools for leaders in the sector and a new awareness campaign, Better Safety, Better Care, are focused on the safety and well-being of workers, and their ability to
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Atlantic Workplace Health and Safety Conference set for March 20-22

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Atlantic Canada’s largest gathering of workplace health and safety presenters and professionals is back in 2024. The annual Atlantic Workplace Health and Safety Conference will be hosted in Halifax at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel from March 20 to 22.
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Preparations for gradual onset psychological injury highlighted in latest WCB community report

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WCB Nova Scotia’s third quarter of 2023 was marked by preparation to protect Nova Scotia’s workers and employers from a new type of compensable injury.
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WCB Nova Scotia wins 2023 Top Employer Awards for Nova Scotia

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WCB Nova Scotia is pleased to be recognized as one of Nova Scotia’s Top Employers for 2024. This is the sixteenth consecutive year WCB Nova Scotia has been honoured with this award.
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October 25, 2023

October 25, 2023 Nova Scotia seeks feedback on improving workers’ compensation, preventing harassment – ohscanada.com
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Government announces legislation to include gradual onset stress by September 1, 2024

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Today, the Nova Scotia government announced that gradual onset stress will be compensable under the Workers’ Compensation Act, effective September 1, 2024.
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