Supervisors Safety Training

Format: Classroom
Duration: 1 day
Cost: FEN-BC Member 210.00

Costs include GST, coffee and light lunch

FEN-BC Non-Member 315.00

Costs include GST, coffee and light lunch


A successful candidate will recieve a certificate of completion.

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Prerequisites: N/A

Who should attend?

When employees are promoted to Supervisor, safety training, safety responsibility and accountability are topics that are often overlooked in their initial training.

This session is designed to help provide the tools and confidence supervisors need to carry out their safety role. The session covers the fundamentals every supervisor needs to know in order to provide a safe working environment and meet their legal requirements.

This session is ideal for new supervisors and experienced supervisors alike.


Provide fundamental occupational education and training required by all levels of supervision. At the end of this session participants will be able to;

  1.  Use the WorkSafeBC OH&S Regulation to find requirements for meeting their obligations for safety.
  2. Explain the responsibilities for workers, supervisors, managers, and safety committees with special emphasis on supervisors responsibilities and accountabilities
  3. Establish a foundation to develop skills in:
    1. Supervising workers for workplace health and safety
    2. Applying the process of safety inspections
    3. Undertaking effective accident investigations with the goal of prevention of similar incidents
    4. Identifying key factors in Due Diligence and the potential for legal consequences for failing to practice due diligence.
    5. Key prevention activities for supervisors


Instructor: Terry Duncan is an independent safety specialist with over 30 years of experience in occupational safety. Past roles include safety coordinator for Dominion Bridge of Western Canada, and safety coordinator/industrial engineer for Freightliner Canada. Terry was also directly involved in the development of the City of Vancouver’s TSC/CSO training program.  He has worked in construction, manufacturing, forestry, pulp and paper, and municipal and provincial governments. In 1998, Terry was voted senior Safety Professional of the Year by the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering.