It is widely recognized that working together on issues related to safety
helps build a strong, positive SAFETY CULTURE
among employees and employers, resulting in fewer accidents/injuries and
lower workers’ compensation costs.
Our Mandate is to ENHANCE SAFETY:
so that the industry is more attractive for new employees; and to keep
existing employees safe and healthy. We work with industry to help
CREATE SAFETY and develop programs to
minimise loss, improve productivity, and reduce workers’ compensation
rates for the Nova Scotia fisheries sector.
fishermen’s association takes the lead on safety;
commits $1.3 million for
Download the Fishing Safety Now safety action plan (PDF)
Where there is a risk
PFDs must be worn…it’s the Law!