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First Aid Discussions in Nova Scotia

July 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Safety Branch will be hosting sessions to speak to Nova Scotian employers and employees about recent changes to CSA first aid standards and how we may respond.  Our need to respond has been initiated by commitments made nationally and locally to better align our regulations and standards with other provinces.  We also hope to hear about other opportunities to improve first aid.  We will be hosting sessions around the province to gather feedback and insights to inform any changes to the First Aid Regulations this fall.  We want to provide the best opportunity to hear from Nova Scotians.

During these sessions we will provide information about the components of the new standards that are being considered for potential adoption.  We will gather your feedback and insights and use them to inform possible changes in the fall of 2019.

We hope you will be able to join us and participate in these first aid conversations around Nova Scotia.

To participate in person, please register by email to SAFETYENGAGEMENT@novascotia.ca and include your Name, Company Name (if applicable), Telephone Number and the Location/Time you wish to attend (see list of events/locations below). Seats are limited so please register as soon as possible. Check the website for updates as more meetings maybe added.  If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-800-952-2687.

For those of you unable to attend in person or want to provide more comments we are in the process of setting up an online portal which will allow you to be part of the conversation by providing your comments at www.novascotia.ca/lae/healthandsafety.  The portal should be up and running before our first in person meeting.   This portal will also include information on how to access to the CSA Standards being discussed, and other questions we have around improving First Aid Regulations for Nova Scotians.

Please feel free to share this invitation widely.

All of us are responsible for workplace health and safety, take the opportunity to contribute to workplace health and safety in Nova Scotia.


July 23, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm




Truro Fire Hall