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Training of Supervisors: A Cornerstone of the Internal Responsibility System and Effective Safety Management

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on May 11, 2018

Supervisors also know as managers, foremen and lead hands have shown to be the greatest influencers of the behaviours and safety performance of their employees.  Studies have also shown that when supervisors are trained in the purpose and function of the Safety Management System and how WCB works it has resulted in significant reduction in WCB claims and related costs.[divider …

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Ask the Expert – Supervisor Training

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on August 16, 2016

Q: As an employer, do I need to have a formal training plan for my supervisors? Theo Heineman, CRSP, CHSC, B.Sc.Ag.President & CEO, 1Life Workplace Safety Solutions Ltd. A: YES. You must provide formal training to all employees that direct the work of others. Not only to mitigate risk of liability in the event of a workplace incident but more …