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. National Farm Safety & Health Week

    September 21 - September 25
  2. Forklift Operator Training

    October 15
  3. How to Access CSA Standards Referenced in OHS Legislation! Webinar

    October 15 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  4. Farmers Safety Corner

    October 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Contact Us

7 Atlantic Central Drive
East Mountain, N.S.
B6L 2Z2

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