Under Saskatchewan Occupational Health and Safety legislation ‘supervisor’ means a person who is authorized by an employer to oversee or direct the work of the employer’s worker. The Supervision & Safety Workshop introduces supervisors to their legal responsibilities for occupational health and safety at the workplace. By the end of this one day course, supervisors will know:
- How to locate relevant information in Saskatchewan Occupational Health and Safety legislation to address occupational health and safety (OHS) issues in their workplace
- The duties and roles of everyone within the OHS Workplace Responsibility System
- Their duties and required competencies under Saskatchewan Occupational Health and Safety legislation
- The role of the supervisor within workplace OHS management systems
- Specific duties of a supervisor within workplace OHS management systems such as:
- Hazard identification, risk assessment and hazard control
- Workplace inspections
- Incident Investigations
- Refusals to work
- Worker training and orientation
There is no pre-requisite for attending this course.
A critical component of this course derives from attendance and active participation in class. Attendees and employers must commit to full attendance, as missing class time due to late arrivals or absences during the session may result in an attendee being asked to withdraw and re-register in a future session.
* NOTE: Lunch is not provided.
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