Basics of Supervising Course Description
Workers are often promoted to a supervisory position because of their high-quality work and experience. This program gives provincially regulated workers the training they need to become effective supervisors.
Participants will learn how to fulfil their role as a supervisor and about their responsibilities under Ontario law to manage health and safety in the workplace. Once they understand what to do, the program then gives them the tools to meet their health and safety responsibilities and ensure a productive workplace.
Basics of Supervising Course Content-
Participants will learn how to:
Locate and cite sections in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and applicable regulations
Identify the duties of a constructor, employer, supervisor, and workers as detailed in the OHSA.
Elements of Supervising
Participants will learn how to integrate health and safety into the supervisor’s daily activities of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling work.
Supervisor Safety Tasks
Participants will learn how to perform the duties of a supervisor by:
Communicating hazard information through safety talks and worker orientations
Monitoring health and safety activities through formal workplace inspections
Investigating incidents and determine the immediate and underlying causes
Enforcing health and safety rules
Documenting workplace activities in a log book