Safety

Safety is central to all of our decisions at Shannex, ensuring safe properties and safe practices are in place for every person who lives in, works in or visits a Shannex home. At Shannex, we operate in a manner that protects the health and safety of residents, employees, families, volunteers, and the general public. We are committed to growing our safety culture through safety leadership, increasing awareness, ongoing training and education, promoting best practices and recognizing innovation and achievement.

Safety Resources

Occupational Health and Safety

Shannex works with many occupational health and safety partners. Additional safety information for employees is available through the following:

Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education

Worksafe NB

Worker’s Compensation Board of Nova Scotia

Aware Nova Scotia

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Resident Safety

Shannex is committed to providing a safe living environment for our residents. We work closely with the following partners to provide a safe and welcoming environment:

Department of Health and Wellness

Department of Social Development

Accreditation Canada

Emergency Preparedness

Shannex places a high priority on being prepared for all emergencies. We work with several organizations to ensure we are current on all of our emergency systems, including:

Emergency Management Office of Nova Scotia

Emergency Measures Organization of New Brunswick

Office of the Fire Marshal, Nova Scotia

Office of the Fire Marshal, New Brunswick