Supervisor's Safety Development Program

Course Description

The Supervisors' Safety Development Program (SSDP) trains supervisors and managers to incorporate best safety practices into their daily management activities. The program requires participants to demonstrate they have acquired the knowledge and skills from training and are prepared to implement them in the workplace. 

Training goals: 

To equip supervisors and managers with the knowledge, leadership skills and methods to apply safety as part of their responsibilities and become effective safety leaders and advocates. 

What you'll learn 

Supervisors and managers learn how to incorporate safety and health into their daily management process. 

Key learning includes: 

  • How to confidently address critical safety and health issues 

  • How to enhance safety responsibilities and safety management systems, including safety inspections, incident investigations, safety meetings and employee engagement 

  • Identification and control of hazards, incident prevention, OSHA compliance, and continuous improvement in all areas of safety and health 

  • How to promote a positive safety culture 

  • Learning to support workers with on-going safety training, on-the-job training and promoting safe behavior 

Program Topics: 

  • Safety Management 

  • Safety & Health Inspections 

  • Ergonomics 

  • Hand/Portable Power Tools 

  • Communication 

  • Incident Investigation 

  • Hazard Communication 

  • Materials Handling/Storage 

  • Safety & Health Training 

  • Industrial Hygiene 

  • Regulatory Issues 

  • Electrical Safety  

  • Employee Involvement 

  • PPE 

  • Machine Safeguarding 

  • Fire Safety 

If you're interested in this course, you may also enjoy the following:

Principles of Occupational Safety and Health (POSH) Safety Management Techniques (SMT) Safety Inspections

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