Who We Are

Construction Safety Nova Scotia is an industry founded and funded membership based not-for-profit association. We are focused on improving Occupational Health & Safety outcomes in the construction industry. Our Board of Directors and our team work towards a safer construction industry by engaging with our membership to reduce injuries and improve safety culture. We are leaders in Occupational Health & Safety and through collaboration with industry partners, we are making Nova Scotia safer.

We provide training and services with qualified, competent, and engaging safety professionals. We work with construction employers & employees, youth, and people throughout Nova Scotia helping them develop the knowledge, values, and skills needed for safer work practices. We offer a variety of training and mentoring opportunities through the Certificate of Recognition (COR®) training and the Construction Entry Level Training (CELT), in accordance with Occupational Health & Safety Legislation. We work within ISO 9001 standards to be compliant, safe, and efficient for our members and province.

Members of Construction Safety Nova Scotia are any firms registered with Workers Compensation Board of Nova Scotia under the construction industry classification codes 4011-4499 & 3551. In collaboration with our members, we work diligently to affect a positive culture shift in the construction industry of Nova Scotia.


Founded in 1994 by eight founding members, organizations and leaders from across the construction industry joined together to work towards reducing the number and severity of safety related incidents in the construction industry. Our founding members are the Atlantic Concrete Association, Canadian Home Builders Association – Nova Scotia, Construction Association of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Road Builders Association, Mainland Nova Scotia Building and Construction Trades Council, Cape Breton Island Building and Construction Trades Council, Nova Scotia Power, and the Nova Scotia Department of Public Works.


We commit to achieve a positive occupational health and safety culture within the Nova Scotia construction industry through the provision of quality, accessible, and affordable services.


Together, construction workers and employers will make the Nova Scotia construction industry the safest in Canada.


Quality, Innovation, Relationships