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Special Thanks to:

Forest Products Association of Nova Scotia
Abitibi Bowater Mersey
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources (photographs)
Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
J.D. Irving Ltd.
Ontario Forestry Safe WorkPlace Association
American Forest Paper Association, Inc.
U.S. Dept of Labour (Occupational Safety & Health Admin)
Workers Compensation of British Columbia (
Occupational Health and Safety Canada
Cdn. Centre for Occ. Health & Safety
Canadian Forests
Canadian Safety Council
Pulp and Paper Health and Safety Assoc.

Goals of the FSSNS

  • Save lives and reduce injuries.
  • Reduce all costs associated with work place accidents.
  • Improve profits.
  • Maintain compliance with regulatory bodies.
  • Manage and establish ownership of industry managed loss control programs.
  • Reduce Workers' Compensation rates.
The Forestry Safety Society of Nova Scotia is registered under the Societies Act of Nova Scotia. It is a separate entity, having a Memorandum of Association and By-Laws. The Society is governed by a Board of Directors, representing all sectors of the forest industry.