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Construction Safety Nova Scotia opens new Sydney office to meet demand across Cape Breton

May 26th, 2023

May 25, 2023 New OHS advisor hired for training, mentorship, and help with COR® certification SYDNEY, NS — Construction Safety Nova Scotia (CSNS) has opened a new office at the… Read more >

New Sydney office now open

May 10th, 2023

Construction Safety Nova Scotia is pleased to introduce Warren MacKinnon, our new OHS Advisor for the Cape Breton region. Warren is teaching private classes around Cape Breton as well as… Read more >

Mental health safety for construction workers: What leaders can do

April 26th, 2023

Jan. 3, 2023 By MJ MacDonald Mental health is rightly a hot topic these days, but it is of a particular concern in the construction industry. According to the Centers… Read more >

New fall protection awareness campaign has launched targeting employers and workers

April 20th, 2023

April 5, 2023 Construction Safety Coalition — made up of 14 industry partners — coming together to address falls from heights DARTMOUTH, NS — Every year, construction workers die on… Read more >

15 companies and individuals honoured at CSNS’ AGM

April 20th, 2023

April 28, 2023 Awards handed out for women and safety leadership, mental health, safety excellence and more DARTMOUTH, NS — Construction Safety Nova Scotia (CSNS) is pleased to announce the… Read more >

To not be COR® certified is ignorance and negligence: Roofing company owner

March 24th, 2023

When Michael Croft started in the roofing industry at 16 years old, there was no such thing as fall protection. “If you did feel there was a risk of falling,… Read more >

Diversity and inclusion big focus at Twin City Painting

February 23rd, 2023

Twin City Painting recently developed a diversity and inclusion policy that explicitly outlines what behaviours are not acceptable in the workplace, encourages workers to come forward if they are on… Read more >

Construction Safety Nova Scotia releases new resources for RSI Day

February 23rd, 2023

Feb. 23, 2023 Association will also hold live stream webinar on Feb. 28 DARTMOUTH, NS — Construction Safety Nova Scotia has introduced new resources for construction employers around repetitive strain… Read more >

RSI Day resources

February 8th, 2023

Construction Safety Nova Scotia has introduced new resources for construction employers around repetitive strain injury in honour of RSI Day on Feb. 28. The International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness… Read more >

Conflict on the construction site is a safety concern

February 3rd, 2023

Oct. 19, 2022 Resolve it by showing empathy, brainstorming solutions with involved parties By MJ MacDonald A construction site is no stranger to conflict: someone took someone else’s tape measure… Read more >