Workplace Health and Safety: The Supervisor’s Role and Responsibilities
This course will help you learn about various aspects of a supervisor’s role in organizational health and safety, including: the employer’s responsibility to display due diligence; the three rights of workers; the responsibilities and roles of supervisors and workers; the role of the health and safety committee; the responsibilities of supervisors and workers in hazard identification, assessment and control, safety and health inspections, and accident reporting and investigation; the necessary health and safety training for employees; the importance of communicating health and safety information; and how to create an employee orientation checklist.
This course aims to provide an understanding of the supervisor’s role in organizational health and safety. It will explore the requirements of due diligence, the rights of workers, supervisor and worker health and safety requirements, employee competency, and the role of health and safety committees. The course will also look at supervisor’s roles in hazard identification and control, accident reporting and investigation, and the importance of communicating health and safety information. This course will highlight the most important aspects of the supervisor’s role so that they can participate effectively in health and safety responsibilities and work towards the continual improvement of health and safety performance in their organization.