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. Policy Development Session – Substance Use in the Workplace

    January 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Scotia Horticultural Congress

    January 28, 2019 - January 29, 2019
  3. NSFGA Annual Convention

    January 29, 2019 - January 30, 2019

Contact Us

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Perennia Research Park
Bible Hill, NS B6L 2R2

o: 902-893-2293
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