Ottawa Construction Association

CST: IHSA Basics of Supervising

Upcoming Sessions
Mar 23, 2020
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Course Duration

The course duration is approximately 2 days


Price

OCA Members: $100
Non-Members: $150


Description

Description

About Construction Supervisor Training (CST):

CST puts an emphasis on practical knowledge, providing participants with the skills and resources needed to excel at new challenges on the job site. This comprehensive program provides it all and is delivered in manageable segments by Subject Matter Experts.

CST is comprised of 9 Modules: 

1.    Oh Crap, I'm A Supervisor   
2.    Effective Meetings & Delegation
3.    Ethics & Integrity in Construction   
4.    Conflict Resolution
5.    Great Communicators Make Great Supervisors
6.    Human Resources Practices
7.    Coaching Skills for Supervisors
8.    Building High Performance Teams
9.    IHSA Basics of Supervising   

Modules may be taken in any order. After completing all 9 modules you can request to receive the Construction Supervisor Training (ICI) Certificate of Achievement.

A Graduation ceremony will be held annually to recognize those who complete the Certificate Program.

Individuals are free to take any Construction Supervisor Training module without pursuing the Certificate of Achievement.

CST: IHSA Basics of Supervising

Workers are often promoted to a supervisory position because of their high-quality work and experience. This program gives provincially regulated workers the training they need to become effective supervisors.

Participants will learn how to fulfil their role as a supervisor and about their responsibilities under Ontario law to manage health and safety in the workplace. Once they understand what to do, the program then gives them the tools to meet their health and safety responsibilities and ensure a productive workplace.

Program Content

  1. Legal Responsibilities

Participants will learn how to:

  • Locate and cite sections in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and applicable regulations
  • Identify the duties of a constructor, employer, supervisor, and workers as detailed in the OHSA.
  1. Elements of Supervising 

Participants will learn how to integrate health and safety into the supervisor's daily activities of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling work.

  1. Supervisor Safety Tasks

Participants will learn how to perform the duties of a supervisor by:

  • Communicating hazard information through safety talks and worker orientations
  • Monitoring health and safety activities through formal workplace inspections
  • Investigating incidents and determine the immediate and underlying causes
  • Enforcing health and safety rules
  • Documenting workplace activities in a log book.

 


Upcoming Sessions
Mar 23, 2020
Click to Register