Workplace Health and Safety: The Supervisor’s Role and Responsibilities




This course aims to provide an understanding of the supervisor’s role in organizational health and safety. It will explore the requirements of due diligence, the rights of workers, supervisor and worker health and safety requirements, employee competency, and the role of Health and Safety Committees. The course will also look at supervisor’s roles in hazard identification and control, accident reporting and investigation and the importance of communicating health and safety information.

This one-day course will highlight the most important aspects of the supervisor’s role so that they can participate effectively in health and safety responsibilities and work towards the continual improvement of health and safety performance in their organization.

What You Will Learn?

  • Understand the employer’s responsibility to display due diligence for organizational health and safety
  • Know and understand the three rights of workers
  • Identify the responsibilities and roles of supervisors and workers in organizational health and safety
  • Realize the role of the Health and Safety Committee in organizational health and safety
  • Identify the responsibilities of supervisors and workers in hazard identification, assessment and control, safety and health inspections, and accident reporting and investigation
  • Create an employee orientation checklist
  • List the necessary health and safety training for employees
  • Understand the importance of communicating health and safety information

What’s Included?

  • Instruction by an expert facilitator
  • Small, interactive classes
  • Specialized manual and course materials
  • Personalized certificate of completion

What Topics are Covered?

  • Workplace Health and Safety Experience
  • Worker Rights
  • Supervisor and Worker Health and Safety Responsibilities
  • Health and Safety Committees
  • Hazard Identification, Assessment, and Control
  • Employee Competency
  • Accident Reporting and Investigating
  • Communicating Health and Safety Information

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