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112 Introduction to Safety Supervision
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This course is an introduction to the basic elements of effective safety supervision with emphasis in five key supervisor responsibilities: providing oversight, training, accountability, resources, and psychosocial supports.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you should be able to:
ID Objective
TO 1.0 Achieve a minimum score of 70% on the final course assessment.
LO 1.1.1 List and describe five key elements in the "Five Star" safety supervision model.
LO 1.1.2 Discuss basic supervisor legal responsibilities as "agents of the employer" described in the General Duty Clause of the OSHA Act of 1970.
LO 1.1.3 Discuss basic employee-protected rights and entitlements provided by the OSHA Act of 1970.
LO 1.1.4 Describe employee discrimination protections and the four broad categories of employee-protected activities.
LO 1.1.5 List and describe each of the five general workplace hazard categories. (MEEPS)
LO 1.1.6 Discuss the four primary tools supervisors can use to identify and correct hazards in the workplace.
LO 1.1.7 Describe the concepts of "injury analysis," "surface-cause analysis," and "root-cause analysis, and give examples of each.
LO 1.1.8 Describe and give examples of each of the hazard/exposure control methods listed in the "Hierarchy of Controls" strategy.
LO 1.2.1 Discuss supervisor responsibilities to provide safety training.
LO 1.2.2 Describe the requirements, best practices, and steps in the On-The-Job training (OJT) process.
LO 1.2.3 Define and give examples of how effective safety accountability is demonstrated.
LO 1.2.4 List and describe the basic elements of an effective safety accountability system.
LO 1.2.5 List and give examples of the four categories of physical resources supervisors are to provide.
LO 1.2.6 Describe and give examples of how supervisors can provide psychosocial support.
LO 1.2.7 Define, contrast, and give examples of the application of safety management and leadership.

Key: Terminal Objective (TO), Learning Objective (LO)