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Safety & the Supervisor

Course Location: SSM and on-site
Course Duration: 6 – 8 hours
Course Fee: $239 per person; $1,799 group rate*
Class Size: Up to 16
Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing  

Course Description

This course is designed for those who will be managing, supervising, and directing a company’s health & 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.

This course uses learning techniques developed to maximize delegate participation, including workshops designed to broaden the knowledge of safety systems, roles, and responsibilities.

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

Legislation
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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