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Links

Healthy Minds

http://www.ccohs.ca/healthyminds/


The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)

https://www.priv.gc.ca/leg_c/leg_c_p_e.asp


Employment Equity Act?

http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/e-5.401/


Associations


Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association

As the collective voice of the road transport industry in Atlantic Canada the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association will promote the industry for the benefit of our members.


Forestry Safety Society

The mission at the FSSNS is to develop and deliver cost effective, quality training programs. These programs will ensure a safe work environment and a skilled work force for the Forestry Industry of Nova Scotia, in compliance with Industry and Government regulations.


Truckers Association of Nova Scotia

The primary function of the Association is to promote all matters aiding the development and improvement of the trucking industry and the allied trades in Nova Scotia, including social, recreational, benevolent, educational and charitable activities.


Trucking Human Resource Sector Council – Atlantic

The Trucking Human Resource Sector Council Atlantic is a not for profit organization who operates largely on provincial and federal grants to assist the Trucking Industry in a variety of human resource platforms.


Occupational Health and Safety Acts and Regulations


Federally Regulated Companies

Canada Labour Code Part II

Complete labour code online.

Canada Occupational Health & Safety Act

Complete safety act online.


Provincially Regulated Companies

Nova Scotia Labour and Advanced Education

Occupational Health & Safety Act

Occupational Safety General Regulations

Workplace Health & Safety Regulations


List of Nova Scotia Regulations

Regulations A-L

Regulations M-Z


Safety Programs and Online Safety Program


Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

This site has excellent health, safety and environment information for everyone.


Palmer Atlantic Risk Services Online Training

At Palmer Atlantic Risk Services, we are committed to providing employers with the proper tools to train employees on health, safety, compliance and risk management.


St. John Ambulance

Our St. John Ambulance Community Service volunteers provide a variety of programs that meet the health, safety and quality of life needs in our communities.


Red Cross

Training and Certification.


General Information


Asbestos Exposure

Did you know that mesothelioma, a rare cancer that affects protective membranes surrounding lungs, heart and abdominal cavity is mainly caused by asbestos exposure? Learn more by viewing the information on this website.


Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrator

CCMTA is the official organization in CANADA for coordinating all matters dealing with the administration, regulation and control of motor vehicle transportation and highway safety. CCMTA incorporates members from all Canadian governments (Provincial/Territorial/Federal) as well as Associate Members from transportation related organizations.


Canadian Society of Safety Engineering

The Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) is a health, safety and environmental organization for professionals in Canada. They work with industry, governmental agencies and other safety organizations to promote a greater awareness of health, safety and environmental issues in workplaces and communities across the nation and around the world.


Cargo Securement

The Regulations adopt by reference the National Safety Code Standard 10: Cargo Securement, for all vehicles with a registered gross vehicle weight greater than 4,500 kg .For vehicles with a registered gross vehicle weight of 4,500 kg or less, the Regulations provide general securement rules.The Regulationsretain the requirements for tarping from the previous regulations.

Standard 10, and related information, is available at: www.ccmta.ca The electronic version of the Regulations are available at: www.gov.ns.ca


Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission

HMIRC’s clients consist of a number of WHMIS 2015 stakeholders: suppliers and employers in the chemical industry who wish to protect their trade secrets from being disclosed on SDSs or labels; employers who rely on supplier SDS information to prepare their own workplace SDSs and training programs; and labour organizations representing all workers who are exposed to these products.


International Labour Organization

The ILO is the international organization responsible for drawing up and overseeing international labour standards. It is the only ‘tripartite’ United Nations agency that brings together representatives of governments, employers and workers to jointly shape policies and programmes promoting Decent Work for all.


Keep Trucking Safe

Trucking Injury Reduction Emphasis.TIRES is a research project developed by the SHARP program at the Washington Department of Labor & Industries. SHARP’s research shows that trucking has some of the highest claims rates and costs in the State of Washington. Discussion with industry and labor groups revealed a desire to improve these rates. Our combined goal is to decrease the number of work-related injuries in trucking by targeting the most common injury types for prevention activities.


Mesothelioma Guide

Mesothelioma Guide is your trusted ally in the fight against asbestos-related cancer. Our mission is to guide mesothelioma patients to better health care options and to find a cure.


NS Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

We build and maintain quality provincial infrastructure for Nova Scotians. On this site you will find information about highways and bridges, government buildings, and environmental remediation projects.


Steps for Life

Steps for Life is the primary fundraising event for Threads of Life, a national Canadian charity providing support programs and services to families affected by a workplace fatality, life-altering injury or occupational disease.


Threads of Life

The Association for Workplace Tragedy Family Support (known as Threads of Life) is a national registered Canadian charity dedicated to supporting families along their journey of healing who have suffered from a workplace fatality, life-altering illness or occupational disease. Our network of family members and corporate partners believe traumatic workplace injuries, occupational diseases and deaths are preventable.


ToolboxTopics.com

For a comprehensive list of topics for your OH&S meetings.


Transport Canada

Transport Canada works to help ensure that Canadians have the best transportation system — not by owning and operating the system as in the past, but by developing and administering policies, regulations and programs for a safe, efficient and environmentally friendly transportation system; contributing to Canada’s economic growth and social development; and, protecting the physical environment.


Transportation of Dangerous Goods

The complete TDG regulations listed


Trucking Careers

Learn all the ways that you can enter the trucking industry. It takes a large number of people to move everything safely, efficiently and on time. Take a look at this website for more information about careers you may wish to consider.


Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia

The WCB sets the standard for workplace injury insurance. We inform and inspire Nova Scotians in the prevention of workplace injury, but if it occurs, we support those whose lives it touches by championing a timely return to safe and healthy work.