Basics of Supervision:Course Code: BOS-01
This intensive, one-day course runs 8 hours in length and covers a wide range of topics which are applicable for the day-to-day responsibilities a supervisor must complete. Designed to provide participants with a thorough understanding of their responsibilities and obligations as a supervisor, as stated in The Occupational Health and Safety Act and Construction Regulations.
Participants will develop the necessary skills to be a competent supervisor and perform their respective duties such as motivate workers, enforce health and safety programs, identify and control hazards, perform workplace inspections, investigate accidents, work refusals and close-calls, communicate with workers and create/retain the required documentation.
The Basics of Supervision course is designed to expand on Section 27 of The Occupational Health and Safety Act and O.Reg. 213/91 Construction Projects in regards to the legal responsibilities, duties and obligations as a supervisor. Participants will develop a thorough understanding of the applicable regulations, providing them the ability to meet and exceed compliance requirements. Participants will also gain knowledge on motivational techniques, time-management skills, documentation requirements and conducting effective workplace inspections.
Training Modules Include:
1. Elements of Supervision
2. Motivation & Communication
3. Legal Responsibilities
4. Health & Safety Programs
5. Identifying, Assessing & Controlling Hazards
6. Effective Workplace Inspections
7. Site Emergencies & Accident Investigations
Participants will be evaluated over the course of the training through class participation/discussion, group work and a final written evaluation. The written evaluation is completed at the end of the course, participants must receive 75% to be successful.
Record of Training:
1. Documented participation and verifying objectives
2. Registered Participant Training Card
3. Electronic copy of participant training records sent to the employer
4.Certification is valid for three years from date of issue