Course Description:
This course is for Ontario only.

Under section 8(5) of the OHSA, it is required that appointed supervisors be competent. Properly training supervisors is part of meeting this requirement. Comprised of 5 modules, Supervisor Competency offers a perspective on the competencies that supervisors require in order to achieve superior workplace management. Superior workplace management results in greater health and safety within the operation and a better understanding of social responsibility in the workplace. The Supervisor Competency training program outlines the activities, knowledge and skills that are expected to enhance a supervisor’s performance.

By providing examples, the module encourages continuous improvement and strives to make a positive difference in supervisory outcomes in today’s workplaces. Upon completion of the 5 parts of the program, supervisors will be issued a competency certificate.

Course Duration:
Approximately 300-360 minutes

Course Languages:
English, French

Course Material:
Provincially Specific

Testing conducted throughout this course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course if the pass mark is not achieved.

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

Certificate of Completion:
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completions will be available for download and printing

Topics Covered:
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be knowledgeable and/or demonstrate proficiency in understanding:

  • Competent supervision and the OHSA
  • Effective leadership
  • Supervising new and young workers
  • Achieving due diligence as a supervisor
  • The role of the Ministry of Labour
  • Hazard identification and accident investigation
  • Supervisors and the Joint Health and Safety Committee
  • The internal responsibility system
  • Worker rights
  • Personal protective equipment
  • WHMIS 2015
  • Response to a minor spill
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Ergonomics
  • Duty to accommodate
  • WSIB Forms
  • Early and safe return to work
  • Workplace violence and harassment
  • Workplace inspection and accident investigation




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Supervisor Awareness Training


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