This solution explains a supervisor's role and duties regarding health and safety at the workplace.
Everyone in the workplace, from the employer to the newest worker, has important duties to keep the workplace and workers safe. Under the law, a supervisor is any person who has authority over others or the workplace itself. People who supervise use many other titles, including manager, team leader, or group co-ordinator. The duties will vary depending on the position, but as a supervisor, you will take direction from your employer, and give direction to the workers you supervise. It is important for you to understand the health and safety responsibilities that everyone has in the workplace.
Know your health and safety responsibilities and rights as a supervisor in Ontario.
This course explains your role and duties as a supervisor regarding health and safety at the workplace, why it is important to know what Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and regulations require, and outlines how to recognize, assess, control and evaluate hazards to keep your workers safe.
Upon completion of the course you will:
Average time to complete this course is approximately one hour.
Under the new Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training regulation of the OHSA, which came into effect on July 1, 2014, all employers in Ontario must ensure that their supervisors complete a basic health and safety awareness training program. This course meets this requirement.
Case studies, quizzes and a final exam help to measure and encourage learning. Upon finishing the course, participants will be able to print a Certificate of Completion. With the purchase of a multi-seat account, employers are able to track and demonstrate that their supervisors have successfully completed the course.
This course is recommended for Ontario workers and joint health and safety committee members. Managers, supervisors and employers may also find this course helpful.
This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.
Please note, this course is not eligible for a volume discount.
Le contenu de la formation a été élaboré par le Centre canadien d'hygiène et de sécurité au travail (CCHST) et a été révisé par des représentants des syndicats, des employeurs et du gouvernement afin d’assurer une perspective équilibrée.
Réductions pour volume sur les cours en ligne.
Le coût est fondé sur le nombre total de droits de participation achetés. Le coût par participant pour une licence multiparticipant est calculé en appliquant les réductions pour volume suivantes au coût de participation individuelle :
Nombre total de participants
|100 à 499
|500 à 999
|1 000 et plus||80 %
This course is also available in English
Item Number: EHSSUPERVISOR-P3191FR