Safety at Sea Improving for N.S. Fishing Industry
Above photo: Miss Ally leaving West Head on February 12, 2013. Photo courtesy of Della Sears Newell
The adoption and implementation of safe fishing practices in the Nova Scotia fishing industry is paying off in terms of lives saved, less injuries and the lowest Worker’s Compensation rates in 20 years.
“Since 2016, the fishing industry has saved $7.5 million in premiums” for Worker’s Compensation, said Amanda Dedrick executive director of the Nova Scotia Fisheries Safety ...