Basics of Supervision

  • This two-day training focuses on teaching supervisors their roles and responsibilities under the OHSA. All employers are required to appoint a Competent Supervisor to provide information and instruction for the Health and Safety of workers in the workplace. Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), a supervisor is defined as a person who either has charge of a workplace or authority over a worker. Any person in a Supervisory Position (crew leader, foreman, site supervisor, manager etc.) which Directs, Controls, Instructs or otherwise supervises the actions of workers is required to have adequate training for this purpose. Program Content Legal Responsibilities Participants will learn how to: Workers
  • The Role of the Ministry of Labour and its Inspectors
  • Accident Investigations and Workplace Safety Inspections
  • 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
    • Work stoppage and work refusal process and the role of the supervisor
    • Familiar with the Internal Responsibility System
    • Legislation referencing and non-Compliance
    • Ministry of Labour interventions
    • Workplace inspections and hazard assessments
    • Critical injuries and fatalities