Trane wins back-to-back safety awards

June 26th, 2023

Trane Canada has won Construction Safety Nova Scotia’s Chair’s Award for Safety Excellence – Standard Business two years in a row. They are going on just over four years with… Read more >

New COR® questions

June 19th, 2023

The following are the new questions and their respective sections for the new harmonized COR® standard. 2. 5 Are design and layout of the work area, ergonomics, machinery, and processes… Read more >

New COR® standard FAQs

June 19th, 2023

Q. Who is affected by these changes? A. All COR® certified companies who all in the following classifications: Small Business, Intermediate Business, Standard Business, as well as any companies applying… Read more >

New COR® standard

May 30th, 2023

New COR® Audit Instrument coming MAY 30, 2023 — COR® audits are about to get easier. A new audit tool is coming soon that uses clearer language, simplifies and streamlines… Read more >

Return to work pilot project

May 29th, 2023

Construction Safety Nova Scotia (CSNS) and the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) of Nova Scotia are working collectively with the construction sector to improve return to work (RTW) outcomes by helping… Read more >

Iron Maple focuses on young workers, involving staff in safe work plans

May 26th, 2023

When Iron Maple Constructors was formed in May 2020, the ownership group made it clear right out of the gate that safety was of the utmost importance. “Their belief is… Read more >

New awareness campaign aims to educate homeowners on potential liability when hiring contractors

May 26th, 2023

May 15, 2023 Construction Safety Coalition — made up of 14 industry partners — coming together to address worker safety at heights  DARTMOUTH, NS — Every year, construction workers die… Read more >

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

May 26th, 2023

May 25, 2023 Cape Breton OHS advisor will be available for training, mentorship, and help with COR® certification SYDNEY, NS — Construction Safety Nova Scotia (CSNS) has opened a new… 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 >