Health and Safety for Managers and Supervisors (English) (8-9 hours)

Health and Safety for Managers and Supervisors (English) (8-9 hours)

Managers and supervisors have the front-line responsibility to protect workers and keep the workplace safe. In this online course, learn how to recognize hazards and take effective preventive actions to prevent injuries and foster a safety culture at your workplace. Disponible en français






Disponible en français

This popular course provides managers and supervisors with the information they need to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses, and to develop a safety culture in the workplace.

Topics include

  • Safety principles and risk management
  • Legislation
  • Rights and responsibilities of managers, supervisors and workers
  • Hazard recognition and control measures
  • Fire prevention and emergency preparedness
  • Hazards and control measures for chemical, physical and biological hazards
  • Ergonomics - practices to prevent musculoskeletal disorders
  • Workplace inspection and accident investigation
  • Developing and implementing effective workplace programs

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to

  • Find applicable OH&S legislation
  • Know your health and safety responsibilities
  • Determine ways of meeting your OH&S responsibilities
  • Identify hazards and develop safe work practices
  • Take leadership in developing and implementing an OH&S program
  • Understand consequences of non-compliance
  • Exercise due diligence

Recommended for

  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Foremen
  • Occupational health nurses
  • Anyone who wants to understand and improve workplace health and safety


Prior technical knowledge of health and safety is not a requirement. However, familiarity with workplace processes and practices is helpful.

Delivery Method

On line - You will learn at your own pace and in your own environment. The course includes lots of examples, case studies and quizzes to enrich your learning. Each topic has links to Internet resources that you will find useful in your work.

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.

During checkout, you can choose to register as a single learner or select a multiple learner license. With a multiple learner license you will act as an administrator and add learners from your company.

Also available in French.

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

"I learnt a lot about the laws of being a supervisor that I was not familiar with before this course. I am grateful that it is available to do at your own leisure and your own facility."

98% Agreed / Strongly Agreed that they would recommend this course to someone else.

CCOHS eLearning Satisfaction Survey Results, April 2015 - May 2016
  • eCourse Volume Discount

    The cost is based on the total number of seats purchased. Multi-seat pricing is based on the single user seat price with the following volume discounts applied:

    Total Seats Discount
    100 - 499 25%
    500 - 999 50%
    1000+ 80%



    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 Réduction
    100 à 499 25 %
    500 à 999 50 %
    1 000 et plus 80 %

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NOW available through virtual classroom training!

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