OHS Legislation

The Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations applies to all workplaces in Nova Scotia, including farming operations.  The purpose of the Act is to improve workplace health and safety in Nova Scotia.  The Occupational Health and Safety Act has been in effect since 1996.

Occupational Health and Safety Act
Workplace Health and Safety Regulations
Occupational Safety General Regulations
First Aid Regulations
WHMIS Regulations
Violence in the Workplace Regulations
OH&S Administrative Penalties
Smoke Free Places Act and Regulations


  1. Farm Safety Nova Scotia Annual Meeting

    December 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  2. Mental Fitness 101: Foundational Elements to Building a Mental Fitness Plan

    December 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  3. Discovering the Root of Your Back Story: Prevention and Understanding of Back Injuries

    December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  4. Forklift Operator Training

    December 10

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East Mountain, N.S.
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