Covid-19 Industry News

April 1st, 2020

*Updated July 13, 2020 Media Interview: WATCH: MJ MacDonald speaks on OHS Magazine Canada’s Panel: BBB Webinar: WATCH Chief Safety Services Officer, Damon Alcock speaks about Covid-19 on-site best practices.    Nova Scotia Cases and Developments: Covid-19 Update: No new cases.  July 13, 2020 Nova Scotia no new cases for third day… Read more >

Construction Safety Nova Scotia Welcomes New CEO

January 14th, 2020

Construction Safety Nova Scotia is pleased to announce that the board of directors has appointed MJ MacDonald as the new CEO. With over 30 years of executive leadership experience within the public and private sectors, workplace healthcare and safety culture has remained a common thread throughout her career. MJ’s career in safety in the construction… Read more >

Introducing the Near Miss Report Form booklet

September 11th, 2018

Near Misses can occur on any job site. With our new Near Miss Report Form individual employees are empowered to record near misses, the conditions in which they occur, and any steps taken to control for the hazard. The books are pocket sized and can be used by anyone within an organization. Each page is… Read more >

WHMIS 2015 Transition

September 11th, 2018

WHMIS 2015 combines content and practices from the Globally Harmonized System, updating pictogram labels, material safety data sheets, and changing classification requirements. Roles and responsibility for employers and workers have not changed, but requirements for labels and the SDS have changed. Implementing the GHS will help keep employers and employees safe. All employees in Canada… Read more >

Construction Entry Level Training (CELT) for Youth

September 11th, 2018

A new school year has begun and once again Construction Safety Nova Scotia is offering free Occupational Health & Safety training for youth throughout the province. Youth in high school or involved in a community program can participate in our online Construction Entry Level Training and WHMIS 2015 online at no cost. CELT allows participants… Read more >