Occupational Health & Safety Association – Nova Scotia, Construction, Workplace, Industrial

We Make Nova Scotia’s Workplace Safer


Workplace Safety Continues to Improve

We have achieved many industry milestones since 1994. These successes include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Over 305,000 participants in Construction Safety Nova Scotia safety and Certificate of Recognition (COR) training programs
  • 2,900+ Nova Scotia firms have earned the Construction Safety Nova Scotia COR, which purchasers of construction services increasingly demand
  • Lost time accidents have decreased from 1,224 in 1993 (before Construction Safety Nova Scotia's inception) to 529 in 2015; despite an increase in assessable payroll from $439 million to just over $1.1 billion
  • Ongoing partnerships with government and industry representatives which improve safety awareness and performance in the construction industry