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Workplace Violence Toolkit

Legal Guides - Nova Scotia

The following is a list of legal resources to help understand provincial workplace violence and harassment legislation in Nova Scotia.


Government of NS

Violence in the Workplace  – Legislative compilation

The Government of Nova Scotia compiled the relevant legislative provisions regarding workplace violence.


Violence in the Workplace – Regulatory Overview

A brief overview of the regulations and intent of the Act, including the line of accountability for workplace violence prevention and the process to follow in addressing workplace violence in industry sectors where the problem is most acute.


Occupational Health and Safety: Assessing the Risk of Workplace Violence

Employers have an obligation to make sure all workers have a safe working environment. A violence risk assessment can be a valuable tool to uncover these kinds of risks.