Supervisors play a critical role in workplace health and safety.  This course helps employers, managers, and supervisors to understand what their role and legal duties are and what it means to be duly diligent.  Help improve workplace health and safety, avoid fines, and demonstrate due diligence by ensuring you receive proper supervisory training.  This course has been designed to meet and exceed the equivalency guideline of the Ontario’s Ministry of Labour’s mandatory health and safety awareness program for supervisors.


Supervisor duties as defined in the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Supervisors as a role model and leader of health and safety. Definition of a “competent person”

Upon completion, you will be able to

Understand your duties as defined in the Act and how these duties link with employer and worker duties. Learn about the rights of workers and be able to explain how supervisors support these rights. Identify how you can contribute to making the workplace healthy and safe. List sources of information about health and safety. Learn the importance of being a role model and leader of health and safety in the workplace.

Target audience

This program is directed to employers, managers, supervisors, and those who direct the work of others.  It is ideal for:

  • New supervisors who need to develop their awareness and understanding of and leadership in workplace health and safety. Experienced supervisors who want to improve their understanding of and leadership in workplace health and safety.

Delivery method
This 2 hour instructor-led course is delivered at a public classroom and can
also be delivered at an on-site location.