“Workplace accidents and injuries are detrimental to for every person within an organization. Instructors of workplace safety training will be pleased to offer their students customized content, to address the specific safety issues in their workplace. We’ve created our Safety in the Workplace online course to meet the needs of professional learners; to offer flexibility in their continued education efforts.”
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) helps create and sustain healthy workplaces, by providing you and your organization with trusted, authoritative training and education programmes.
Safe workplaces are created by people who care. Your health and safety in the workplace is protected by Nova Scotia's Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations. We are a key part of Nova Scotia's Workplace Safety and Insurance System. Our staff promote, coordinate, administer, and enforce occupational health and safety for you.
This is your section for practical “how-to” information related to assessing, developing, implementing, managing, maintaining, and evaluating healthy workplace initiatives. The toolkit information below is selected to help and support you in creating your own healthy workplace initiatives.
"We all spend a considerable portion of our day in the workplace. Ensuring that workplaces are safe is important to the well-being of everyone and to the performance of the country's economy. The Government of Canada protects workplace safety through legislation, programs and services designed to prevent accidents and injuries on the job. The Labour Program works pro-actively with employers to reduce occupational injuries and illnesses in federally regulated workplaces by providing information on improving health and safety in their organizations."
You have an obligation to ensure the health and safety of all of your employees while they are working. This requires that you comply with certain regulations and standards for the safety of your workplace.
The Occupational Health and Safety committee is an advisory team comprised of management and worker representatives whose primary role is to assist the Carpenters Millwrights College in creating and maintaining health and safety in the workplace. The committee is responsible for monitoring the health, safety and welfare of the workers, students, as well as other members entering the workplace. A current listing of OH&S Committee members are posted on bulletin boards throughout the College.
The Nova Scotia Construction Safety Association (NSCSA) offers training and products to help you obtain your Certificate of Recognition (COR), comply with the Nova Scotia OH&S Act and develop a functional safety program. The following provides a brief description of some of the courses and products available through the NSCSA.