Supervisor Training

Prerequisites: This course shall have no formal pre-requisite.

Course Length: 8 hours – Course length shall vary depending on the number of delegates. Total course time includes breaks.

Class Size: The maximum number of delegates that may be trained and tested per instructor shall be thirty-five (35) in the classroom session.

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Course Objective

  • Provide delegates with important concepts related to supervisor responsibilities.
  • Review the requirements associated with Safety and Environmental Management Systems
  • Discuss the significance of Management of Change
  • Instruct delegates in Hazard Recognition techniques
  • Demonstrate the steps of writing a JSA
  • Describe the use of Stop Work Authority
  • Relay information about drugs and alcohol and the associated supervisor duties
  • Review incident investigation concepts and techniques
  • Delegates should be able to demonstrate knowledge during written examination.

Course Design

  • Power Point© / Lecture / Audio Video / Visual Aids

Successful Course Completion

  • Requires a minimum score of 75% or better.
  • Grades shall be calculated by dividing the number of questions answered correctly by the total number of exam questions.
  • Delegates will have no more than thirty (30) minutes to complete the exam.

Course Content Summary

  • Classroom

Breaks: 10 minutes (approximately every hour)

Lunch: 1 Hour (if applicable)

Course Outline
Safety & Environmental Management System (SEMS II)

  • What is SEMS?
  • Regulatory Agencies
  • SEMS Compliance

Management of Change (MOC)

  • About MOC
  • Procedures
  • Considerations

Hazard Recognition

  • Fundamentals of hazard recognition and control
  • Types of hazards
  • Identifying Hazards
  • Hazard Recognition Examples
  • Risk Assessment
    • Risk Assessment Exercise 1
    • Risk Assessment Exercise 2

Job Safety Analysis

  • Why JSA?
  • JSA Flow Chart
  • Video: JSA
  • Five Steps to JSA
  • Completing a JSA
    • Identifying Job Steps
    • Identifying Potential Hazards
    • Identifying Solutions to Eliminate Hazards
      • JSA Example
      • JSA Exercise 1
      • JSA Exercise 2

Stop Work Authority

Substance Abuse

  • About Substance Abuse
  • Drug-Free Workplace Policy
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Supervisor Responsibility

Incident Investigation

  • Definitions
  • Introduction
  • Why Investigate?
  • Aims of the Investigation
  • The Investigation Process
  • Group table top exercises/Incident Investigation Exercise
    • Final Analysis

Practical Session

  • None

Training Center Provided Material

  • Course Material

Delegate Requirements

  • None

Reference Material / Documents
Drug Free Workplace Act 1988
Interpretation of 1904.35(b)(1)(i) and (iv)
DOT 49 CFR 382

  • Course ID #: MA178


Dec 04 2023


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