Safety and the Supervisor

  • Course Location: SSM and on-site
    Class Size: 16 maximum
    Course Duration: 1 day (8 hours) – Classroom
    $239 per person / $1,799 group rate

    Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing.

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     Course Description

    supervisorThis course uses learning techniques developed to maximize delegate participation, including workshops designed to broaden the knowledge of safety system, roles and responsibilities. This course is designed for those who will be managing, supervising and directing a company’s health and safety program and its employees. Measuring, maintaining and developing OH&S management systems are required skills of the supervisor. In this course you will learn how various OH&S tools and elements reduce risk through a systems approach that maintains focus on OH&S program effectiveness and loss control.

     Learning Outcomes

      • Regulations and application

      • Documentation, due diligence, compliance and planning

      • Roles and responsibilities, including the internal responsibility system

      • Hazard recognition and control/risk assessment and inspections

      • Incident/causation investigation

      • Communication skills

    • Training requirements of the supervisor


    Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health Act

    Duties of supervisors

    4.1 Every supervisor shall
    (a) so far as is reasonably practicable, (i) take all precautions necessary to protect the safety and health of a worker under his or her supervision,
    (ii) ensure that a worker under his or her supervision works in the manner and in accordance with the procedures and measures required by this Act and the regulations, and
    (iii) ensure that a worker under his or her supervision uses all devices and wears all clothing and personal protective equipment designated or provided by the employer or required to be used or worn by this Act or the regulations;

    (b) advise a worker under his or her supervision of all known or reasonably foreseeable risks to safety and health in the area where the worker is performing work.


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