A “competent” supervisor is key to a successful health and safety program.
Expectations placed on a supervisor are always high. Our interactive workshop breaks down the responsibilities outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act and how those responsibilities directly relate to the health and safety of the workers you supervise. Our content aligns with the requirements outlined in the Ministry of Labour supervisor awareness workbook.
Topics covered in this course include:
The importance of the supervisor
Duties and responsibilities of the employer, worker and supervisor
Role of the health and safety rep and JHSC
Working as a team
Internal Responsibility System and how the supervisor fits in
Role of the WSIB and Ministry of Labour
Supporting the rights of workers
How to recognize, assess, control and evaluate hazards
Handling health and safety concerns
Obtaining health and safety assistance
Health and safety resources
Motivating employees to work safely